Category Archives: Keeping Romance Alive

An Arresting Romantic Interlude

Her bags were packed, though not really ready to go. Ani lingered a few minutes in the doorway, in John’s arms. Ani was scheduled on a two-hour flight for work. Though she’d only be gone 4 days, she wanted to … Continue reading

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Romance Like Charles de Gaulle

He strolled down the Champ Elysées, headed toward Notre Dame. The cheering throngs screamed as snipers took aim at this towering figure. Later, as he strode through the bronze doors of Notre Dame, unidentified snipers started firing inside the cathedral. … Continue reading

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Engineer Romance

Here’s the model Romantic Interlude. Reservations at an Italian restaurant featuring candlelit, white table-clothed tables Give your sweetheart a hand corsage or boutonniere of fragrant flowers. Dress elegantly for the evening. Start dinner by 6 so you can attend La … Continue reading

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Millennial Romance: Is That an Oxymoron?

Millennials aren’t into romance. It’s such a quaint idea. Millennials are career-minded, save-the-planet thinking, respect-my-knowledge demanding, non-romantics. And don’t even think of that courting stuff. That’s the conclusion drawn by non-millennials about those in their 20’s and 30’s. When a … Continue reading

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Be Romantically Attractive

“I’m so comfortable in our relationship.” “Sometimes I might not shave all weekend. Or I’ll tromp around the house in my stained t-shirt and sweatpants.” “And when I take her out for fast food, I don’t worry if there’s junk … Continue reading

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Woodchopping Romance

July evenings come early in New Zealand. The sun drops below the horizon before 5:30 on Kiwi winters. The blazing houselights offered little illumination for their romantic evening. So Mikki and Chris added the glow of their 2 cell phones … Continue reading

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7-7-7 And Romance

Do you have “lucky numbers”? The year, month or day you were born? The number of children? A series of family’s birthdates? Many people repeatedly play the same “lucky lottery numbers”, usually without positive cashflow. They believe that these “lucky … Continue reading

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