Monthly Archives: September 2010

Garage Guy

I was leaving the parking structure in Santa Monica on Saturday night after seeing a movie with Marny. (We saw The Town. I thought it was stupid and obvious, Marny liked it). It was late and there were no cars … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Elevator Girl

I finally emailed Michelle and asked her to lunch. I figured it would seem more casual to do it as a spur of the moment thing. So fifteen minutes after asking her, we were at the Houston’s in the mall … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Olive Juice

Last night Marny told me she loved me. I was pretty freaked out. I feel like I started this whole Project to improve my life, pop the bubble of isolation, make friends, and connect with the world. And in two … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Newspaper Guy

I woke up really early this morning because I have a conference call with a Managing Director in the New York office. So when I stepped outside of my apartment, I bumped right into the guy delivering my newspaper. He … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Two’s Company

I have a new roommate. Well, not yet. But next weekend Scott’s moving in. It’s only for a while, till he finds a new place. So why did I say yes? I thought of plenty of good excuses to say … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Bao Guy Takes an Unforeseen Twist

I just checked my voicemail. Scott is in fact being evicted at the end of the month and he asked if he could stay with me until he finds a new apartment! WTF?! I know we’ve become friendly and I’m dating … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Slew from Seattle

I’m in Seattle on a deal and I talked to a bunch of people so far. 1. Guy my age at the airport gate waiting for our flight: “Going away or coming home?” He was coming home to Seattle after … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Three-Legged Dog Girl

I met a girl today in my apartment complex who was walking her dog. The dog was a French Bulldog (so she told me) and he only had three legs. I’ve seen her walking this dog a few times before and … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

My Friend Timmy: The Real Story

I got a lot of emails questioning why the lady was so mad that I talked to her kid if all I did was ask where his mom was. Well, the truth is, I kind of edited what happened a … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

My Friend Timmy

At whole foods buying some dinner last night and a little kid maybe six comes up and stands next to me. No parent in sight, just standing there looking at me. I say, “Hi, what’s your name?” He says, “Timothy.” … Continue reading

Posted in The Project | Tagged , , | 1 Comment