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  • Yeah, I was thinking about the whole "learn from the master" idea that you mentioned. Is it it a skill or just lucky stars? So I met a new person last night, Micah. Twenty lonely guys, two ugly women, and one pretty woman at the bar. Why am I the one leaving with a phone number? I don't see myself as a master at this and I'm not trying that hard.

    She noticed my dog right away. They usually like my dog. She wasn't all over it like some women are but I saw her ask someone else whose it was and caught her eye when she looked my way. A little later I overheard her talking about herbs, plantain. Now if I hear a woman talking about herbs, I can get into that conversation.

    She was explaining how plantain is good to relieve insect bites. I have some experience with that so moved closer, listened to what she was saying then supported her knowledge with my own. That's about all it took.

    She was in town on her way to Des Moines for an Envy Corps concert. I doubt I'll see her again and that's okay. I like the flirt. I like making the connection. There's no need for any other completion.
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