In going out on dates with over 100 guys, I have met some socially-questionable and awkward people. Trent was the first guy that I encountered that I really thought was insane. I am still not convinced that he didn’t escape from a local mental hospital just so he could Read more


I like to think of myself as a girl that is not completely and totally obsessed with appearance – a bad haircut is not going to repel me – but sometimes looks do matter and, in the case of Adam, I was not just simply unattracted to him but Read more

Wild John - The Retirement

Certain mind-control techniques and a massive amount of charm need to attributed to Wild John because I hopped right back on his motorcycle, almost perished once again on the return trip over the West Seattle Bridge and even agreed to keep seeing him. Looking back I can almost be Read more

Wild John Part II

  When Wild John offered me the chance to ride in the ‘Batmobile’ I knew it was probably a dangerous idea but I was also thrilled to take a ride with a superhero. When would I get that chance again? What followed was the most exciting car experience of my Read more

Wild John Part I

One of the hardest things to manage while being an online dater is remembering which details belong to which guy. It was rare that I actively dated more than three guys at once but, even then, trying to remember who had a masters degree and who had never been Read more

Oliver’s Twist

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I  have been to Oliver’s Twist probably twenty times and it is stellar every… single…time. They have a chalkboard that lists the favorite drinks of everyone that works there. In the name of research, I think I have tried every single one with the Red Hook, Scofflaw and Duff & Blathers being my very favorites. If you are lucky, Robert will be there – he is one of the best bartenders in Seattle, in my very humble (and experienced) opinion.

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After my last date had ended up with a guy naked on my bed with absolutely no encouragement on my end, I was more than ready for a fellow that was a just a tad less eager to accelerate the dating process. My next date, Scott, though, could barely summon up the motivation to lift his hand up to shake mine when we met. I would say that he maybe smiled twice during our conversation but that would probably be overstating things. How exciting! A guy that had chosen to have a drink with me instead of jumping off the top of a building! Fantastic. Read more

Takedown Podcast Part III!

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I was lucky enough to get to be a three-time guest on the Takedown Podcast with the hilarious Mike Frizzell and Matt Baca to help them discuss their most confounding ‘lady issues’ (and I even managed to learn a thing or two ( a DivaCup ???)! If these guys don’t make you laugh I am not sure anyone can. Click here to take a listen!

Dates With Kate Episode #38

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This ‘Dates With Kate’ is all about the guests! First, I talk to Kate Stewart (click here to reach her site) about her class on flirting and, of course, get some tips! Then I  chat with my web guy, Rich, about a very embarrassing mistake I made due to being technologically inept. Don’t let it happen to you – come take a listen!

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Dates With Kate Episode #37

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On this episode of the ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast, we discuss an article (you can read it here) that lists 9 life skills that you need to master before you go out on your first online date. We give our thoughts and opinions and I mention what I might have messed up on my first online date in a long, long time. Come take a listen!

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