Finding Presidents in Unusual Places

Gino's NorthI sort of regularly grab a cocktail at a little place called Gino’s North. It’s in Edgewater, a few doors east of the Granville L stop.

Back in the early ’40’s founder and and restaurateur Frank Meltiades dreamed of having a swanky cocktail lounge. When the space became available, he opened the Snow Drop Lounge. The lounge was named after the Per Hasselberg statue, Sn√∂cklackan. Frank picked out this reproduction to grace the bar and she’s lived here since.

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The Grey Area – NSFW

So I have come to the conclusion that most of the sex I’ve had in my lifetime has been nonconsensual. It has been sex I have not really wanted.

It was sex that I had because I didn’t want to deal with the fallout of saying No. I didn’t want to be badgered for the rest of the night or maybe I felt obligated or It was 12 degrees and I didn’t want to walk home or maybe I didn’t want to hurt his feelings or my lifetime socialization taught me that any man would certainly know what I “needed” more than I possibly could.

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