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Social Experiment Time

After my last blog post about 10 Ways to Know if your Online Date is a Scam, I heard from a lot of people that have found love on dating websites and their sister/ brother/ neighbor's friend is now married/ in a relationship/ ecstatically happy. 
Their response is something like "There's no way you have this much bad luck on a dating website," they say.  "You have to be making this stuff up."
Oh, if only I could make this stuff up.  It virtually writes itself into a blog of my life that is almost comical. 
So, in the interest of the common man (and woman), I am going to conduct a social experiment for a month where I legitimately try to make a love connection from a dating website that will go unnamed until the end, but it comes highly recommended to me.  I will make a diary, if you will, of my experience and I will publish once a week just to prove that there is a huge amount of crazy people out there.  But who knows?  I may just find a non-crazy.


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Three Lessons from a Traffic Light

Like 14 trillion other people in the world, I have a commute from home to work every weekday.  Some statistical people say that we spend six months of our lives waiting at traffic lights.  So it seems normal that some kind of lesson should be learned during this six-month time frame. 


Here's three things to take away from your time sitting at a traffic light:
1.  Back off the caffeine already.
It is so inevitable that other drivers are going to be slower than you when you want to go fast, and other drivers are going to be driving way too fast and they need to stinking slow down, in your humble opinion.  And we all know that the person that is weaving in and out of traffic is going to be waiting for you at the next light.  So I would invite my gentle readers to just take a deep breath, calm down, and just take it easy.  It is all going to work out and you can get happy about it or you can stress about it.  I'd rather be happy.


2.  Don't worry, be happy.
If you look around …