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I Was a Cougar Looking for a Cub on Craig’s List

Be careful what you ask for.

Once I passed my fortieth birthday, I found myself feeling more lonely than usual. Coming home every day to a house full of rescue cats was nice, but I needed a different type of companionship than the cats could give me.

The cats couldn’t take me to dinner and a movie or be my date at a wedding that I was…



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Linda Kowalchek

Member of the typewriter generation. I write about the writer’s journey and things that happened to me. 100% AI free. Reach me at