Dating Dilemma: Update
Then, at parting, he said something like "Well, I go out to lunch a lot; email me if you're available some time." Which she did not understand as expressing real interest--although, now that I think about it, the disinterested posture might have been a way for him to salvage pride. Anyway, strike one.
A couple of days later, he sent her a short email: "Hi, how r u?"
I don't have the feeling that this is really going to work out for her.