Monthly Archives: February 2012

Neighbor Peter

I for one am glad the Oscars are over. It’s so hard not being in the main industry of your city. If I worked in New York, I’d feel right at home in banking, but here in L.A. all anyone … Continue reading

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Venus/Mars

I went to Ralphs with Michelle on Sunday. Just a normal grocery shopping excursion but Michelle was hungry so she ate a thing of sushi as we shopped. We got to the checkout line and we placed the empty container … Continue reading

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Post Office Nazi

I had to mail some documents back to my parents in Pennsylvania so I went to the post office on Barrington. As I waited in line, I noticed a couple of things. First of all, almost all the employees were … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Redux

Here’s what I had to say about Valentine’s Day last year: http://www.talktostrangersblog.com/?p=651. This year Michelle and I are going out to Rustic Canyon for dinner and I actually paid attention to all those flower commercials so I could buy the … Continue reading

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Unrequited Bromance

I went to Whole Foods on Sunday mostly to buy food but also to see Astrid. I wanted to hang out with Cesar again, because he seemed cool and smart and I wanted to be his friend. But how do … Continue reading

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On Transcending

Sue D. writes: I’m enjoying your blog. I think meeting and talking with strangers is such a great idea! It’s lead to so many interesting encounters for you. I wonder if you consider your experiment a success, or if you … Continue reading

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Frappe

Okay, so I’m obsessed with this guy Cesar. It’s like he’s given me the red pill and now I realize I’ve been living in the Matrix. Okay, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but if you think your appliances … Continue reading

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Post-Game Wrap-Up

First of all, the game was pretty exciting. I didn’t mind watching at all, though I couldn’t care less who won. No one at the party was a super-fan so we didn’t have any problems with guys in face-paint going … Continue reading

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Gathering the Troops

This week has been fun trying to invite people to my Superbowl party. The first and only rule is: no emails as it kind of defeats the whole purpose. I don’t have a Rolodex of everyone I’ve met in the … Continue reading

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