The BetsyG-Spot

Love, life, and sex in the suburbs

Archive for September 2008

The Beginning of the End?

September 30, 2008 Category: Random, Wheel of Fortune

BetsyG gets a strange postcard.

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A Three-Week Engagement

September 28, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My parents got engaged after six weeks, and they’ve been married for over 50 years. Is six weeks—or less—a long enough courtship to lead into a successful marriage? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hear BetsyG’s thoughts on the subject.

Freakin’ Furniture

September 25, 2008 Category: Random

BetsyG’s new furniture got delivered, and then she figured she needed even more! More relationship truisms here as well.

A Novel Weird Thing

September 23, 2008 Category: Weird things that happen, Wheel of Fortune

This is one of those weird things that just makes shivers go up your spine when you hear about it. It’s true. I promise.

The Truth About Sex, Love, and Marriage

September 21, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

What’s the secret to happy love life, sex life, or marriage? BetsyG seems to know it all, and offers up a list of her “truisms” on the subjects.

How’d This Happen?

September 19, 2008 Category: Random, Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG thought she was out of things to write about, but it turns out she had plenty to say about Mike, a birthday present, and a dilemma. What do you think I should have done?

Death of Brilliance

September 16, 2008 Category: Media, Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

I’m profoundly sad that David Foster Wallace commited suicide. In this article, I reflect on my experience reading his work and ponder the unanswerable “whys.”

Flirtual Reality

September 14, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG’s friend Jackie made the classic mistake of thinking she had something going with a guy she knew electronically. How do you avoid the perils of e-mail relationships? BetsyG explains in this essay.

Don’t Forget to Remind Me…

September 11, 2008 Category: Random

BetsyG talks about snapping turtles and Sarah Palin. No, the two topics are not related.

The Hanging Party

September 09, 2008 Category: Mind and body, Wheel of Fortune

Chris and I had been friends since college. When he asked me recently to help him hang his photography exhibit, I thought it would be drudgery. But it turned out to be a stimulating and positive experience, and also stimulated me to write this piece that gives a glimpse into our friendship.




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