Jewish Journal

JoAnneh Nagler

  • Is everyone weird?

    December 28, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    After three months of a hopeful re-entry into dating life -- Internet, setups, chance meetings -- I had to hang it up. It had started out just fine. Possibilities were popping up with flash-frame, Internet-inspired regularity and, suddenly, my 40s had seemed inspired by the twinkling...
  • Scheduled Relaxation

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Last Sunday afternoon I was standing in my shower scrubbing my tile. It suddenly occurred to me -- in the midst of Ajax and scouring pads -- that the man who was ruling my fantasies was on a plane coming back from a sure-it's-professional junket in Las Vegas.

    Something was wrong...

  • The Waiting Game

    February 23, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    If dating was a simple game, we'd all travel effortless paths to love, and we'd enjoy the dating process so thoroughly as to rush toward it with glee it when it's time. But years of falling into the mosh pit with no one to catch us leaves us jumpy and tentative at best, and although...