Hello Everyone and Welcome back to My Blog!
Today I will like to discuss an experience I had a few days ago after I posted an ad on Craigslist in search for a companion on a night out in Seattle. Now let me be clear, I was not looking for “the right man” or “the love” or “the laid.” I was simply stating on my ad that I was heading to a part of my city for a little stroll, and perhaps a dinner and then some music. I posted this ad on Thursday night with my plans to go out the next day on Friday. All I wanted was to see if anyone will like to meet me there and perhaps join me as the night matured. I was surprised to have gotten so many responses, but most did not abide to what I was asking…so I deleted them.
I eventually wrote back to the few that “stated” they wanted to meet there, but then each of them turned into a circle of redundant emails. (yup that’s just how repetitive they got! as bad as my sentence).
For instance some of my email interactions went like this:
Guy #1 went like this:
“Hi ‘L’?, thank you for your nice response and photo
“Do you want to go to a movie?” -L xoxo Guy #1 (this is the second email he sent me after his very nice descriptive first response to my ad)
“Hi guy1, sure, that sounds nice although I wasn’t planning on a movie. We can meet in Seattle and then we can drive together to the movie of our choice. Did you want to go for a drink or eat prior to the movie? is there a specific show time that you prefer? please give me enough time in order to get ready and drive from my place which is 30 minutes away. Thank you. Lisa”
“What are you wearing?” Guy #1 (YES, after my entire response in regards to his request for a movie he comes around asking me this!..but I was a good sport and the emailing kept on…)
“I’m wearing a pink mini skirt and a dark brown flowery top. Will you please answer the questions I sent you on my last email so I can plan ahead of time. Thank you. Lisa”
“nice -L x0x0″ Guy #1 (What? Nice? where are the answers about how we’re going to meet!)
“please if you do not give me information on how we’re going to meet I will not be meeting you. thank you. Lisa.” (I figured I better make this clear)
“I’m driving from far up north I’ll get a room in Seattle in case we can relax for a bit. -L xoxo Guy #1 (Didn’t he realize what I was asking for to start with! After his back and forth one line replies…sometimes “one word” statements, I just dropped the ordeal…I didn’t even reply to his last “room” offer
“Hi Lisa. WOW! You’re such a beauty I will definitely love to meet you anywhere you’re going…….. -Ralph” ( At least this guy didn’t just place a “letter” as his name, he used a real (or fake) name! Finally!” Of course I’m not using his real here…but then it all became blah blah blah because he tried to be sneaky with his request).
“Hi Ralph, thank you for your very nice compliments and your nice photo. As I said, I’ll only be going to this part of Seattle just to relax and have a nice evening, you can meet me by the park in the area and we can go stroll around the streets. If all goes well, we can go to the small club later that night. Thank you. Lisa”
“555-5555 text me” -Ralph” Guy#2 (Really? Text me? just because you send me a number and a command I’m supposed to follow upon your request!.. But I was still nice..here how it went)
“Sorry Ralph but I don’t text, it’s not on my phone plan, a phone I share with my cousin, but once I have mine charged up with minutes next week I’ll be able to text. Please let me know where you will like to meet. Also tell me the time so I can find you when I get to Seattle. Thank you. Lisa” . And this is what I really got as his response…
“Can I call you? -Ralph” Guy#2 (GOOD BYE!!! I didn’t even reply to this even though he kept sending “one word” responses or “one liners”…what a waste of time that was…remember I made the actual emailing a lot shorter here so that I don’t bore you!)
See what I mean my friends, I don’t make this up…these guys had something else in mind but they still tried to play it off as if they were really interested in what I was requesting. Some are still emailing me!
So, Friday night came along and although I left the house a bit late – due to my wardrobe and make-up, I still managed to make it a wonderful night. I first strolled around the main street (where I did my first photo shoot).
and then went for a little dinner. Very nice treatment at the restaurant.
After my dinner, I strolled around a bit and it almost became a nightmare of a night when a drunk on the side of the street yelled “It’s a man…how can you be so hot!!!!” I just moved on and didn’t let it disturb my night.
Eventually I reached the end of my walk and headed to the club for some music and things got interesting there. I could not believe the attention I was giving by the few who either came to compliment me, wanted to dance with me, or wanted to buy me a drink. I had a few guys approach me and even a Latin lady who gave me her whole life at the corner of the bar as I looked at the dancers. There was one guy though…ok actually three…but one of these three guys kept walking by me and turning to look.
Then after I came back from the bathroom, I started to put back on my jacket which I had left on my chair only to find this nice guy help me with it on from behind! I was surprised, but he was so sweet as he held the other side for me. After that he smiled and moved on before I could thank him. He did return to offer me a drink, and was surprised he didn’t have to pay because I had asked for water hey I don’t drink alcohol in public…especially if I’m driving. This man kept coming to me with a few words here and there and in a flirtatious way said “You know, by the end of the night you’ll be coming to my room with me.” and then he smiled. I was shocked, but then smiled with him because of course it had to be a joke. He was friendly throughout the night, and had his drinks, and after realizing that I wasn’t about to leave with him on a first time meeting basis…he smiled and hoped to see me again. He then said, “I’ll make you my girlfriend.” How sweet of him. Before I could run into another onlooker I figured it was time for me to call it a night…besides it was already 2am! So I walked to my car and off I went to my place. Safe and sound at my place, I entered my bedroom and removed my skirt and blouse. Then with a nice smile laid for a bit before washing off, brushing off, and dozing off for a wonderful sleep
I realized the next day that if I just would’ve stayed with my original plans of going alone, I would’ve saved myself a lot of time instead of dealing with so many redundant emails. As you can see, I’m not a picky girl, it’s the guys who make me look picky when they go on in circles with their requests. Can’t these guys just know what they want and stick to it! I know what I want, and that is to still be expressive with who I am, when I want, and anywhere I want…whether with someone, or alone…and I’m finding out more and more that “ALONE” is becoming the best route!
Ok everyone, thank you for visiting me once again! I hope you have enjoyed my little story. I look forward to sharing more with all of you. But next time I’ll have a photo shoot…or maybe a fantasy photo art…perhaps a video….oh no maybe…..
Take good care my Sweetie! Kisses…Lisa