Granny x dating
In her memoir “Granny Is My Wingman,” Kayli Stollak, a single girl in New York City, enlists her 75-year-old granny in North Palm Beach, FL, to help her out of her post break-up funk.Granny suggests online dating; Kayli convinces Granny to try it with her.Ten to fifteen minutes with an old fart of 80 or older goes on forever. At this age you have to know each other well enough to communicate.I tell you one thing, I would not take my clothes off and prance around in high heels and sunglasses. He might confide that he needs Viagra, or that he can’t get it up; you might have some issues. If they’re only thinking about jumping into bed because they’ve taken me out to dinner, forget it.I really liked Granny, Both of my Grandmothers were pretty straight laced so Granny was especially fun.. Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise.Which is exactly why Kayli Stollak turned to her Granny Gail when she decided to jump into the online dating scene in New York City.” —“It's hard not to fall in love with a buddy-cop dating memoir with a tough-as-nails wise-cracking grandmother and her thoughtful, self-deprecating granddaughter.The result is a genuinely sweet, yet hilarious story about two women, generations apart, attempting to solve the mystery of love.
Granny is a trash-talking yenta with an anecdote or piece of unsolicited advice for every situation.
Stollak’s writing is adult without being raunchy, and her humor is sparkling.
Based on her much touted blog, Stollak’s memoir has great appeal.
After much mutual encouragement, she and her outspoken, unflappable grandmother decided they would both try their luck in the virtual dating pool, with Stollak in charge of the finer points of profile creation.
She is surprised to discover how comfortable she is dating without establishing a relationship, while her Granny struggles to let go of the memory of the man with whom she was involved in an extramarital affair for more than three decades. Rights start rearing their heads, the women learn that if they can’t rely on a man, they can always rely on each other.