I enjoyed going out to new places and perfecting my first date conversational tactics, but I needed more than a split second decision based solely on my appearance to see what the online dating world was all about. (Side note: for the majority of my previous dates who know about my blog, you are in the gem category)I was so intrigued by what other women living in Philly thought of our city’s online dating scene, so I chatted with three of them.
Once again, I’ve met some gems, but a lot more lackluster . My least favorite part of all sites (or maybe dating in general? I think girls who have the guts to strike up a conversation should go for it!
It has been my pleasurable challenge, as a consultant to the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) since 1998, to try to piece together the fascinating history of the city's many lost streams.
PWD has preserved its own collection of historical material, which is a rich source of information, and I have supplemented that base with research in local libraries, historical societies, archives and relevant departments of the city government.
Outdoor events that aren’t too crowded — stuff at the Piazza, Penn’s Landing, or other festival spots during the warmer months.
Stick to public spaces with something active to do or see, but not so public that it’s too loud to talk and share with each other.
If this is a topic you’d be interested in hearing more about, let me know. Have you dabbled in the world of swiping & blind dates?
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