Category Archives: Keeping Romance Alive

Thanking Your Sweetheart Around The World

For 8 years, on the fourth Thursday of November, I’ve written a Romantic Memo encouraging you to pause and express your appreciation to and for your sweetheart. Before continuing, let me express my appreciation to you for letting me into … Continue reading

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“O” Is For Other Half

“R” stands for “Relationship” in our Romance acrostic. Continuing on: “O” is for your “Other half”, the second letter of Romance. When you think about your Other half, is this the picture which comes to mind? Women sitting in the … Continue reading

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“R” is for Relationship

Big “A”, little “a”. What begins with “A”? Aunt Annie’s alligator. A-a-A. If you have or had young children, you may know “An Amazing Alphabet Book” by Dr. Seuss. During my kids’ early years, I read that book so many … Continue reading

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Romance on The Brooklyn Bridge

Restaurants are closed. Theaters darkened. Musician silenced. Weekend getaways restricted. How and where can I romance my sweetheart when everything’s closed? Now, imagine this romantic dinner setting. A river-view table. Boats cruising by. A gentle breeze ruffling the napkins. Sun … Continue reading

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Don’t Confuse Romance and 6-x

“So, how’s romance between you and Juanita,” I asked a friend. “It’s going great. If I’m lucky, we get romantic a couple times a week,” he replied. Come on, now! We’ve talked about this. He’s read what I’ve written about … Continue reading

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Mutualistic Romantic Relatinship

My brother and I had only 3 days to: Fly to Portland, Oregon, Rent a UHaul truck and trailer (about 37 feet total length), Load a couple thousand pounds of dad and his wife’s belongings, and Drive non-stop from the … Continue reading

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From Date Night to Romantic Interlude

Date Night. Have you ever heard or read, “every couple should have a weekly date night”?  You probably have. When you hear or read those two words (“date night”), what do you think about and how do you feel? It … Continue reading

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The Romance of Boldness

Two weeks to our anniversary. I wasn’t sure the Romantic Interlude I’d planned would work. The Geronics were playing at The Strand and I was building an anniversary evening around dinner and their concert. No worries about dinner. We loved … Continue reading

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Are You A Happy Romantic?

Date Night. Have you ever heard or read, “every couple should have a weekly date night”?  You probably have. When you hear or read those two words (“date night”), what do you think about and how do you feel? It … Continue reading

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What’s Your Romantic Focus

For years I dreamt of touring full time with a Christian vocal band: creating sweet harmonies, seeing the joy we’d bring to thousands. From college days to past my post-graduation diploma, I worked on my dream: Weekend concerts and limited … Continue reading

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