The Single Guy and the Conditioner

I have a soft spot for hairdressers. I kind of always have. There was the girl that cut my hair in college. This is the one that I insisted looked exactly like Sarah Michelle Gellar, so I would visit her at the mall and pay nearly twice as much as I could have paid the … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Conditioner

The Single Guy vs. The Fifth Grader

Before I began attending Northstar Church, I had not had the opportunity to participate in many service projects. Actually, it wasn't that the opportunities weren't there. I simply didn't embrace them. The last time I had a genuine desire to help out in my community was way back during the college years. And since I … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. The Fifth Grader

The Single Guy Hesitates

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... There's an old proverb that says, "He who hesitates is lost." No one knows this more than me. Because that's just what I do. It's my modus operandi. I hesitate. I think. Then I overthink. Then I miss out. It's … Continue reading The Single Guy Hesitates

The Single Guy and the Release

I've mentioned before that there was a time in my life, several years in fact, when I had walked away from the church. I told myself that it wasn't the church or God that I was walking away from. It was the people. But since people make up the church, well, that's a conversation for … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Release

The Single Guy vs. the Station Wagon

Volvo station wagons have an excellent reputation. More often than not, when someone thinks of a Volvo, it is easy to free associate the word safety right away. These cars have a history of being safe and, therefore, are seen as good family vehicles. A few years back, Andy was forced to leave behind the … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the Station Wagon

The Single Guy vs. the Pedicure, Part 2

Kids, remember last summer when I wrote a post about the time I was supposed to go and get a pedicure? If you need a refresher, here's a link to that very post. Come back when you're done. Just as it was last year, our church just finished our second annual kids camp. It was … Continue reading The Single Guy vs. the Pedicure, Part 2

The Single Guy and the Bad Trip

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... There were a number of attractive women at the school in which I once worked. As a rule, I didn't think of any of these women as potential dating possibilities. For one thing, only a select few were actually single. … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Bad Trip

The Single Guy and the Chicken Alfredo

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... It's not often that I date. I know, that's an understatement. On those rare occasions that I do happen to ask someone out, I'm kind of proud of myself. This happened a few years ago when I asked out a … Continue reading The Single Guy and the Chicken Alfredo

The Single Guy and the First Day of School

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago... It had been a long time since I had gotten excited about the first day of school. There was a time, once upon a time, when I actually looked forward to that fateful September day when I would be able … Continue reading The Single Guy and the First Day of School

The Single Guy vs the Last Day of School

The following tale is based on actual events which occurred a number of years ago. This is the final part of a trilogy of stories about the Teacher. Part one is here, part two is here... Seven simple words. String them together and throw in a question mark at the end for good measure. How … Continue reading The Single Guy vs the Last Day of School