Category Archives: Keeping Romance Alive

Come Closer Together With Music

The instructions were . . . clandestine, more so than he’d imagined. If you hear a sentence that contains five words beginning with the letter “J”, you’ll know your claim was accepted. But don’t try to look at me.   … Continue reading

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Creating an Old Romance

Been offline the last week. Taking time away with my sweetheart in a place called Door County. Glad to be back. The couple occupied a table near the window. His socks didn’t match and his shoes were non-descript.  Her hair … Continue reading

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Romance in a Bottle

She’d walked the beach about 30 minutes before she spied an unusual bottle. Most bottles on this Scottish beach were colored some shade of beer-brown and contained foul remnants of colored liquid. And they were missing their cap – except … Continue reading

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The Romance of Quietness

Would you call your life hectic? Do you run from alarm to lights out? Such a pace is hard on your relationship. You can feel as though you’re on hamster wheels in separate rooms. Pick ‘em up, set ‘em down. … Continue reading

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Creating Fresh Romance

My eyes absorbed the morning. Sky the royal blue of a perfectly cut blue sapphire; Air filled with tiny, glittering ice diamonds; Water of Lake Tahoe sparkling with thousands of mirrors; Snow below “my” chairlift the fluffiest powder. I love … Continue reading

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Celestial Totality vs. Romantic Interlude

For over a year, plans were created, modified and refined. Options researched; expenses calculated. Months in advance, the request was submitted and approved for a day away from the office. During the weeks leading up to the realization of the … Continue reading

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Small Things Count in Romance

Honestly, it’s a small thing.  I’m almost ashamed to admit it. I’m out of town, staying at a Hampton Inn. I like staying at Hampton Inns. Breakfast is included in the price of admission, I get Hilton Honors points, and … Continue reading

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