You never know who is at the other end of an online chat
You never know who is at the other end of an online chat

OC Register Writer Dons A New Hat

A couple of years after her husband died, Diane Sandison decided to find new love online at services such as, but only discovered unsuitable characters who ultimately wanted her to send them money, according to a recent column by The Orange County Register's David Whiting.

So Whiting has agreed to aid the nearly disillusioned Sandison avoid creeps with the power of the press.

He'll play matchmaker for the 62-year-old woman. It was her idea. So if you're interested and think you can make it through a Grand Avenue screening, apply with a photo and phone number to

You don't have to be rich, but Whiting says you must be honest, financially secure, 55 to 68 years old, live in OC and love cats.

Oh, sorry average Weekly reader: Sandison isn't interested in anyone under 50. 

She told Whiting, "I'm no cougar."

--R. Scott Moxley / OC Weekly


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