Dating places us
Reading to a very young child in a hospital room may be satisfying, for example, but it's also an activity that tends to isolate the volunteer.
By contrast, preparing food in a community kitchen or playing piano at a senior center — both of which I've done with friends — opens broad opportunities to meet other volunteers.
At another, I struck up a conversation with the handsome, funny bartender, who happened to be an actor. We smiled, sat down on a bench and started talking. Next he tried Italian cooking, with better results: The class involved preparing dishes with a partner, so Larry picked the entrée course — and a single-woman partner.
We got to enjoy one dinner together before he was called to L. They made eggplant parmigiana and vegetarian lasagna, among other things, then enrolled together for a second cooking course (on soups). These days they're in each other's kitchen almost every night, cooking up a storm.
En español | Thousands of older Americans are eager to enter the dating scene but haven't figured out the best way to do it.
Others, actively dating, long to expand their pool of possible partners.
It's easy — or at least logical — to strike up a conversation with a seatmate; if nothing else, you've got your destination in common.
The Committee's use of these indicators in conjunction with the broad measures recognizes the issue of double-counting of sectors included in both those indicators and the broad measures.
Still, a well-defined peak or trough in real sales or IP might help to determine the overall peak or trough dates, particularly if the economy-wide indicators are in conflict or do not have well-defined peaks or troughs.
The advantage of meeting someone on vacation is that the two of you have "preselected" similar interests and comfort levels.
A friend met her future husband by walking up to him at the swimming pool of a resort and asking, "How does anyone water-ski on this thing?