Tag Archives: Relationship

Celebrate Your Togetherness

Talking with a single friend the other day (I’ll call him Tico), he said something that startled me.   “I wonder why couples don’t appreciate their sweetheart. If you watch couples, many of them don’t seem to understand what a … Continue reading

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Breadmaking Romantic Interlude

Have you ever made bread? Together? There’s something about making food together which brings you close. And if you bake something you’ve never tried before and do that together, it becomes a shared adventure. To make it easier, start this … Continue reading

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Homebound Romantic Interlude

Valentine’s means dressing up for a long, lingering romantic dinner at a great restaurant, strolling down High Street. And a late night coffee shop. Not this year. No lingering dinners. Restaurants are closed. Wandering down High Street? Masks are no … Continue reading

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A Romantic Memory for Now and Forever

Ann planned a Romantic Interlude with her sweetheart Lee. Not the usual “romantic” evening with a limo, a candlelit dinner at Robert’s Romantic Rendezvous, then off to the symphony. She decided to keep it simple. She drove them to a … Continue reading

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Sleepover!

Sleepover! Remember doing that as a kid?  Time for a sleepover with your sweetheart. Put on your PJs, flannel works best. Pull out sleeping bags or blankets. Push back the living room furniture and light the fireplace. Change things up … Continue reading

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Romantic Oasis

Riding the Eurostar between London’s St. Pancras and Paris’ Gare du Nord stations, life speeds by at up to 300 kph/186 mph. Automobiles appear to travel backwards, electric poles are a blur and houses merge one into the next. Does … Continue reading

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Letter Writing Romance

In this age of txt msgs, Viber, Telegram and other messaging apps, letter writing has become a lost art. Yet which would you keep longer: a printout of an electronic message or a handwritten letter? I keep those occasional letters. … Continue reading

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A Good Romantic Sermon? Or a Bad Romantic Sermon?

“Robert, when I read your Romantic Memo, it seems you’re preaching at me.”   The comment was quite unexpected. Though I did preach one sermon years ago, I don’t fancy myself a preacher. That’s not my calling.   After a … Continue reading

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Flowers for the Guy?

Flowers are for romancing women. Stereotypically, you give flowers to the lady, especially red roses, and that’s romantic. But, what about flowers for a guy? Create a 10-word phrase expressing your love for “your guy”. Write each word on a … Continue reading

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A Trusty Steed, An Original Poem, A Failed Romantic Interlude

Sunday night and Joaquin was worried. This Tuesday night he was to create a Romantic Interlude for Sara. Here’s the story. Joaquin and Sara agreed that for 2 consecutive Tuesday nights, one would create a Romantic Interlude for the other. … Continue reading

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