Tag: solo

GUEST POST — Travel: One is the Magic Number

This is a Guest Post by Cheese-It DeLonda Dowling. Or is it DeRhonda? Delores? Jane? (People butcher our names all the time. I often get “Sara” like I’ve misspelled my own name by typing “Saya” and someone is politely correcting me. So now we joke-not joke about it…) DeLonda came into my life when she Read more…

Doing things solo #5

My seventeen year old cousin introduced me to Pandora, an online music player where you type in a favorite band and then it plays songs that it thinks you’d like based on that band.  Typing in “Wilco” has introduced me to tons of great new artists, one of whom is Mason Jennings.  And as fate Read more…

Doing things solo #4

I won’t count the improv show I went to on Sunday as part of the solo tour since I rode bikes with a friend to io (he went to the upstairs show, I went to the downstairs show) and because I’ve taken classes there, I always seem to run into someone I know. Last night Read more…

Doing things solo #3

The solo outing that almost wasn’t.  A friend emailed yesterday, “I’m curious to check (the Moth) out, and I wondered if you wanted to go. It sounded like something you might be interested in, too!”  She was right.  Weirdly, I had to decline her invitation to go because I was already going.  Alone.  So I Read more…

Doing things solo #2

My solo activity of the week, the Tweed Ride.  Dress up like a Brit and ride from English pub to English pub on your bike.  Brilliant!  Started at the Globe at 1pm, then to a Polish bar where they gave out free polish sausage, then to the Handlebar by 4pm.  This is where I had Read more…

Doing things solo

A few years ago, I was at Carol’s Pub every Thursday from May through August for karaoke.  I started to notice a handful of solo-regulars.  There was the Librarian, long blond ponytail hair, thick glasses, conservative teacher clothes, who’d sit quietly thumbing through the song books until she found a tune she liked.  She’d whisper Read more…