I was on the patio of Conte’s Bike Shop (Q Street) on Monday evening using their bike pump when I coughed a little, before reflexively apologizing to the beautiful girl who was nearby (clear glasses, cornflower blue skirt, light blonde hair). We talked (briefly) about how we’re both vaccinated, so maybe everything is okay now (or maybe it’s not). I think there was a spark, but then again, I haven’t spoken to a stranger in like a year, so….
Coda: yesterday my bike was stolen around Dupont,
so Lady in Blue, if you are reading this, I am sorry, but we can’t go biking on our first date. And if anyone sees a teal blue “Wheeler” mountain bike around Connecticut Ave, please also write because it would be really nice to have either a bike or a girlfriend in my life again! (Although not necessarily in that order.)
Ed. Note: If this is you, please email [email protected] so I can put you in touch with OP. PoPville is not affiliated with either party, please proceed with any potential connection at your own risk using caution as you would any online encounter. For those curious about past missed connections, some have been made and when possible I’ll try to update when/if more are made.
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Imagine being in a room with other interesting, like-minded humans and feeling confident and encouraged to share who you really are and what you really want? Where no desire or interest is too unusual, and you spend the evening building