Monthly Archives: December 2019

Do You Need A Vacation From Romance?

Does romance need a vacation? Maybe? Sometimes? I’ve been on vacation the last few days. Yesterday afternoon while driving from New Hampshire to Boston that question came to mind. We take vacations to take a break, to rejuvenate, to rest. … Continue reading

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A New Restaurant Romantic Interlude

Happy New Year. Hope you 2020 has started off 20/20. When was the last time you and your sweetheart tried a new restaurant? It’s easy to get into a routine for food and restaurants. Why not try a new place, … Continue reading

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A Time and a Place You’ll Never Forget

What event holds a special memory in your relationship? Maybe where you first met? Your first kiss? Wedding? What was the date of that event? Where did it take place? Search for the longitudinal/latitudinal coordinates of that location. You can … Continue reading

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Lessons From Romantic Failures

I admit I’ve planned Romantic Interludes that ended in “failure”. We know how it feels. Your sweetheart seems underwhelmed with your attempt. As the Interlude progresses you feel it unravel. You try putting it back on course, but it can’t … Continue reading

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Bored, Not Boring Romantic Interlude

A Romantic Interlude built around board games can be fun. And it can help you control costs for a date night. Choose the snacks for the evening. Here are some board game ideas: Fog of Love where you create characters … Continue reading

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It’s Really Not Wasted Time

There wasn’t much conversation. He focused on eating lunch and watching a couple minutes of TV before heading out the door for rehearsal. Her focus was her computer, learning more about her hobby. He knew that once he finished eating, … Continue reading

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Dinner and a Memory

At which local restaurant do you and your sweetheart enjoy dinning? Invite your sweetheart out for dinner. Tell her/him there’s no particular celebration, no need to get dressed up. It’s just an evening together. Take you time getting to your … Continue reading

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Giving the Gift of Romance

‘Tis the season for giving gifts. Bah! Whether you’re buying gifts to celebrate the season of Diwali, Chugen, Christmas, Hanukkah, Eid al-Fitr or El Día de los Reyes, it can be a challenge finding something for mother, sister, brother, dad … Continue reading

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Romantic Place, Romantic Story

Following up on my last blog, where is the most romantic spot in or near your town? Find out the history or story behind this location’s romance, then, write a short story based on the romantic history of this location. … Continue reading

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A Blockbuster Romantic Interlude

The radio talk show host asked, “Where is your most romantic place?” My ears swiveled and my attention wandered from the road to the radio. Where is the 40-something talk-show host going with this conversation. His staff volunteered places like … Continue reading

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