Goin’ South…

OK. No luck in Connecticut (or the Northeast for that fact) for the past 9 years. I’ve nearly come to the conclusion that I can’t even give it away…unless the taker is 45+ years old, irresponsible and emotionally unavailable. With that being said, I found out a couple weeks ago that I have to fly to the middle of nowhere in the dirty South for work next week. I’ll be there for a lovely 3-night stay, and I’m going to have a good time. Riding the country roads, listening the only 2 clear radio stations consisting of country and bluegrass with stints of gospel music, bar-b-q, cold beer, and country boys with plaid shirts and baseball caps. Sounds like my kind of trip. I’m gong to work hard, play hard, and catch a good ol’ boy while I’m there. I’ll post the update when I return.

Until then…happy dating.

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