The article heard 'round the world on how courtship is dead, long live the hookup culture.
The article's rehashed hand-wringing over casual sex and implications that every bright-eyed young woman is looking for a marriage-bound boyfriend aside, the ladies it quoted echoed despairs I've uttered myself and heard from girlfriends throughout my 20's: "The word 'date' should almost be stricken from the dictionary," Ms. "Dating culture has evolved to a cycle of text messages, each one requiring the code-breaking skills of a cold war spy to interpret." "I've seen men put more effort into finding a movie to watch on Netflix Instant than composing a coherent message to ask a woman out," said Anna Goldfarb, 34, an author and blogger in Moorestown, N. A typical, annoying query is the last-minute: "Is anything fun going on tonight?
I guess these were ''hookup'' without yet having that title.
The island was eventually resettled as ancient Thera, but inhabitants had to contend with fresh eruptions, which created two islets in the caldera beginning in 46 AD, and repeated tremors- a 1956 one levelled most of the two main villages, Firá and Oía.
Santoríni is really best approached by sea; as your arriving craft manoeuvres over the impossibly midnight blue waters of the caldera, the sheer lava cliffs of the caldera lip, layered in varicoloured rock, loom overhead, with white houses on top like a dusting of snow.
There are few things that can galvanize the news world’s attention like a change in leadership atop The New York Times.
Jill Abramson’s ouster yesterday afternoon probably reduced American newsroom productivity enough to skew this quarter’s GDP numbers.
It’s the full report of the newsroom innovation team that was given six full months to ask big questions about the Times’ digital strategy.
(A summary version of it was leaked last week, but this is the big kahuna.) And that something we’re interested in here — one of the world’s leading news organizations, giving itself a rigorous self-examination.
The sea rushed in to fill it, leaving only the present, crescent-shaped island above water.
The accompanying earthquake triggered a tsunami which accelerated the demise of Minoan Crete.
It’s one of the spectacles of the Med, as is the reverse practice of staring out over the caldera waters from up top – something not lost on the strangely assorted clientele of honeymooners, cruise-ship patrons and backpackers.
he Cyclades are most enjoyable in late spring- when the landscape is still green, the sea has warmed up to feasible swimming temperatures, but the crowds have yet to descend- and early autumn, when the summer hordes have departed and the sea is at its warmest.
To the Editor: Re ''The Demise of Dating,'' by Charles M. 13): While ''hooking up'' and its implicit sexuality do not seem like the ideal way to start a relationship, it still sounds better than what I recall about dating.