My ideal date would be a trip to Mackinac Island for a weekend in the
fall. I want to horse-back ride the island, eat dinner by the
water, take a sunset cruise, and cuddle up in a hot-tub at the big
Island is between Michigan's peninsulas. You have to take a
ferry to get there and there are no cars allowed on the island.
My ideal date (with my husband, Leif) would be
an all-day affair. We’d start out by having breakfast at
our favorite place, the Black Forest Bakery and Café.
Afterwards, we’d go on a bike ride around the hills of
Northwestern Connecticut, taking in the beauty of where we live and
enjoying the adrenaline rush! After coming back blissfully
exhausted, we’d make lunch together and listen to music.
Later in the evening, we’d eat at one of our favorite
local restaurants and maybe catch a movie. Sounds like a slice
of heaven to me.
My ideal date......is getting dressed up, having dinner by
candlelight, in a cozy corner booth, filled with great food, wine and
meaningful conversation. And after dinner not immediately
getting into a car just taking the time to walk around the
city and enjoy the company.
My ideal date would consist of getting to know someone while spending
the day doing various activities. I've never been on an "all-day"
date before, but I think it would be fun to incorporate activities
that both myself and my date would be interested in. One example
would be meeting up for breakfast at a nice cafe, followed by maybe
going to a museum, spending the day at an amusement park, or maybe do
some sight-seeing. We'll have lunch, followed by taking in a movie.
Finally, to top off the date, we'll have a picnic dinner (weather
permitting, of course.) I think it would be fun to go several
activities that not only allow us to get to know each other, but
don't cost an arm and a leg either.
A picnic on the beach (where my partner cooked dinner!) with a bottle
of wine while watching the sunset.
My ideal date must include: train tracks, a cemetery, imagination,
and dark beer. Bonus points would include: bikes, squash, drag,
board games, or a body of water.
ideal date is simple: fast food and a good conversation. I love just
hanging out and sharing some good laughs. And, of course, there’s
gotta be some dessert! ;-)
First, we go out
to dinner at a restaurant on City Island. Then, we drive to
Manhattan and see a concert featuring one of my favorite artists.
Next, we go to a lounge/bar to get drinks and enjoy some nice music.
Our last stop of the date is the Brooklyn Promenade to watch the sun
My best date ever would definitely take place at home, eliminating
choosing an outfit, blow drying my hair and navigating the NYC
transit system. The night would start in a warm bubble bath, with a
glass of white wine and yellow and blue candles flickering (evoking
creativity and peace of mind) and Paul Schwartz playing on my iPod.
After lazing in the tub for a while, a well-timed Thai food delivery
would urge me from the tub and onto the living room floor, where my
date has been waiting patiently for my attention. Zie (thanks, Lani,
for teaching us genderless pronouns!) would deliver the news of the
day, alert me to pressing deadlines as well as any new exciting
speaking/travel opportunities, and then, slowly and sexily, open up
the Word document titled book.doc. I'd stroke zie's buttons for a
while, getting up for more wine and dried peaches for dessert, and
finish a whole chapter in a couple of hours (hey, it's my dream!)
Then I'd move upstairs, put my trusty date to bed on the charger, and
pull out my Rabbit for a mind blowing orgasm - no mess, no fuss, and
no pesky person to have to deal with!
My ideal date is on a beautiful spring afternoon in San Francisco.
We meet in Golden Gate park (on bicycles, of course). I have a
picnic in my bicycle pannier, my date has a blanket and a bottle of
wine. We ride over the Golden Gate bridge and on the way, we
stop to climb around the old military installation in the Presidio.
Magically, someone has installed slides, and we spend a while sliding giddily down the old turrets. We roll out to the beach and spread our picnic blanket next to the
Pacific, lounging around all afternoon as the sun slowly sets. Then we crawl over treacherous tidepool rocks to soak in the natural hot springs that the ebbing tide has revealed. Delicious.