The Tenth First Date
Beth sat waiting for her date on a bench in front of the giant elephant that welcomes visitors into the National Museum of Natural History. She glanced at her phone and saw that he was running ten minutes late. She considered sending him a message through the Meet Cute app. “Hey, we’re meeting today, right?” She wrote it out and then deleted it. “I’m here!” she typed, and then she deleted that, as well.
She shoved the phone back in her purse and folded her arms across her chest None of her dates had gone well. Some of her dates hadn’t even really happened, like Brent and the trivia team or Chris and the misunderstanding about which day they were meeting. Maybe that’s all this was. Another misunderstanding. She pulled her ph...
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