Boys vs. Girls — Who Makes That First Move?

It feels that I hear several voices in my head: “It’s the 21st century. If you’re interested, call and ask him out! You’d never know till you try.” “No—don’t call him. A guy who doesn’t have the balls to ask you out, is NOT worth your time.” “At day end, if a guy doesn’t call, […]

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Another Crazy Marathon Weekend!

Since last Tuesday, I’m 27 years old! *Shudders* NOT a good thing when a day before your birthday, you bump into an acquaintance, who after finding out you’ll be turning 2-7 the next day nonchalantly comments: “Oh, so you have 3 more years left…” I shot her a look. “3 more years of what?” “Well, […]

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Hard Vs. Soft

“There’s something different about you,” my friend Mikey observed. “Huh?” “You GOT LAID, DIDN’T YOU?!” he accused. “WHHHHHHHHHAAAAAAAT?” I exclaimed. “How can you accuse me of such a thing?!” “Well, you seem strangely mellow all of a sudden. There’s something different about you… A bit more relaxed, more laid-back. ” my climbing buddy cited. “Doesn’t […]

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Typhoon Taipei Weekend

Sorry, but it’s been a so-so week for this Taipei blogger. Blame it on the huge typhoon that hit our poor city yesterday, holing me back home for the entire day — probably the longest I’ve stayed at home ever since I arrived in Taiwan! Come to think of it, I don’t think I’ve ever […]

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The Great Non-Date

A friend of mine told me once when I was complaining with a suitor, “You’re just giving him a hard time because you don’t like him enough.” “That’s not true!” I said. “I’d like him if he just wasn’t soooo….. irritating.” What irritates me? Guys who ask you out at the last minute. Guys who […]

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