Big Bag of Crazy

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
Dating, Late Night, Ray Ray 0 Comments

Becoming truly dead inside is something of an art form, at least it feels that way. Over the past three years I’ve invested time in myself and friendships – those are the things that have staying power. Methods I use to keep others at a distance include: Avoid learning/asking personal details Use different names/personalities (I recommend trying this, even if …

Can

To Crush a Crush

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
Dating, Mr. Kitty, Ray Ray 3 Comments

A crush is like having the flu. You don’t really know when or where you picked it up, how long it will last, and there’s no sure fire way to make it go away. Originally my crush on Mr. Kitty had faded away due to lack of interaction. That changed two weeks ago when I attended a friend’s holiday party. …

The Rules of Life and Death

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
Chico, Ray Ray 2 Comments

Only a handful of things have carved a lasting memory in the back of my mind. The day I was given my pug, Chico, is one of the rare memories. It was Christmas Eve and my dad entered the kitchen bundled up with something in his coat. My parents had banded together to get me the dog I had wanted …

Shotgun What?!

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
Marriage, Ray Ray, Valentine's Day 0 Comments

There are some messages so shocking that when you read them you nearly collapse. A text message appeared to day that said something I never could have guessed. Changing everything! Marriage has always been on my list of things to hate. Ray Ray is the only person I was ever willing to be married to. We had decided it was …

Compensating/Compendating

R.B. Winters
R.B. Winters
B. Brown, Piercings, Ray Ray 0 Comments

This post comes from a conversation I had a few days ago with B. Brown. We were talking about the guys you pick even when they’re not what you’re looking for. Let’s start with the B. Brown examples. When she shows me guys that she’s dated in the past I have to ask what she was thinking! They’re dogs, and …