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“Dear PoPville,

So, this is a weird one:

I had a doctor’s appointment, Friday, Sept. 30th, at a neurologist’s office in DC and I spent a considerable amount of time with a nurse as she was doing a diagnostic test on me. We had a really great conversation about my Kindle and what books I was reading and what books she was reading and our disdain for work culture, and we seemed to align on both interests and politics. The conversation was so good that I was thinking to myself in the moment that this doctor’s appointment was better than a lot of first dates I’d been on. Read More

“Dear PoPville,

Missed connection from Wednesday, August 31. I know it’s a little late, but I can’t stop wishing I’d talked to you!

I was the curvy, pale woman in the black one-piece racing suit, watching the Serena match from the hot tub and reading a book during the breaks. You were Read More

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“Dear PoPville,

I was hoping you could help me with a missed connection. I took my dog to the vet in Adams Morgan yesterday (Wednesday), and my vet tech was very kind and (obviously) very good with my black lab mix, Luna. I felt like we had made a connection, but I felt weird about asking him out where he works, so I figured I would give it a shot here! I would love to meet up for a coffee or a drink with him if he is interested.”


“I have a missed connection. On Wednesday (8/31) I sat next to a cute guy on a flight from DCA to Indianapolis Read More


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