I have a vision of me walking to work in the morning wearing a fabulous grey dress and nude heels with a designer briefcase in one hand, and my venti latte from Starbucks in the other. The caffeine fix is pertinent to this story because in said vision, I am patiently (sleepily) waiting in line for my coffee, and a rugged, sexy man who is intelligent, humorous, and most likely in a band, is scoping me out. Upon my exit, he holds open the door for me, senses my well-masked (but obvious only to him) loneliness, and immediately asks me out. This vision will never happen because:
1) Like I would have a job that involves a briefcase. Laughable.
2) It is way too cold outside to walk anywhere, much less to my office building, as I do not want to show up 30 minutes late, covered in mud splashed up from the DART.
3) Dating is different. (more…)