Category Archives: Keeping Romance Alive

It’s Not The Place, It’s The Person

The sun descended into the western sky. Sand had cooled considerably from midday when it attempted to sear my feet. Pleasantly warm breezes pushed shoreward. The sun’s afterglow blazed through beaks in the clouds in sunset oranges and reds. Balinese … Continue reading

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Alfa, Coffee Time and Romance

You might identify with my coworker here in Singapore. For most of this winter I’ve been working in Singapore. Haven’t driven in over a month, commuting to work each day via the MRT or SMRT bus. (I don’t miss rush … Continue reading

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Are Guys Romanced?

I need your help! Would you be willing to help? And I need help from both the men and women. Please answer the following 3 questions: two are T/F and only one requires a bit more information. That would help … Continue reading

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Plane Crush Romantic Failure

Ever created a Romantic Interlude that failed spectacularly? Remember what you’d planned? Remember your sweetheart’s reaction? Was it forgettable? Maybe it wasn’t your shining moment. Maybe you felt miserable about it. No matter how badly it went, I’ll bet fewer … Continue reading

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Small Town Romance

I grew up in a small town: Ramona, California – population 2,449. My elementary school was one-room: 1 teacher, 8 grades and maybe 18 kids. The dirt playground served as baseball field and airport for our rubber band airplanes. The … Continue reading

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Gentle Romantic Touches

Her touch was light, so soft that by comparison the turbulence created by a passing butterfly would have felt like a low flying 747. Yet that gentle brush of her hand against my arm sparked a warm charge through my … Continue reading

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Romantic Starter Fluid

Which of these two messages do you think would be better received by your sweetheart? What on earth did I think about all the time before you? After all these years, no matter what’s going on, I still smile when … Continue reading

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