Denise, 46, shows up at our interview dressed to the nines. The woman is put together — from her perfectly coiffed hair down to her Christian Louboutin shoes.
Alexa initially wrote to me because she was interested in one of my single peeps. She attached a picture of herself — a headshot, where she looked like she was 14 years old. My friend never responded, probably fearful of getting arrested on a date with a ninth-grader.
Gary’s brother, Jason, is a recent single peep. And, like Jason, Gary’s a nice, easygoing guy.
Altara is an only child, raised in New York. She wants to find a man from the East Coast. And when she wants something, she goes after it. That’s how she got in this column.
A close friend e-mailed me that he thought Rachel would be good for My Single Peeps. “I think you guys will hit it off well, as you have a lot in common — a dead dad, childhood ADD, you both write and act, and you’re ‘good people.’ ”
I recently read “Rashi’s Daughters, Book III: Rachel,” Maggie Anton’s final novel in her trilogy about the life and times of 11th century talmudic scholar Salomon ben Isaac and his extended family. Most of the members of my book club felt the novel was an interesting glimpse into Jewish European life, containing many thought-provoking talmudic commentaries. But because I tend to dwell on the superficial, I disagreed.