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Keeping Focused on Romance

My brother has become a successful entrepreneur. His fleet of tractor-trailers haul oversize loads throughout the U.S. Though he may envision himself as one, his brother has not become the successful entrepreneur he dreams of becoming. Why is one brother … Continue reading

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Feeding Your Sweetheart?

Here’s what I call a Romantic Interlude, an easy idea for creating romance. This works best if you have some privacy. Prepare a meal of finger food: cheese and crackers, apple slices, sandwiches, carrots and celery, cookies. You get the … Continue reading

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Romance & Appreciation

Salamat. Multumesc. Danke. Gracias. Thank you.  What do those words mean? An exclamation, a polite expression used when acknowledging a gift, service, or compliment. (Dictionary.com) Something that you say or do in order to show you are grateful for something. … Continue reading

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Gadget Curfew For Romance

We live in a connected society. When the morning alarm sounds, many people face the the dilemma of which comes first? Coffee/tea? The phone? The tablet/PC? The TV? From the moment we’re jarred from our slumber until after we’re in … Continue reading

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Nothing makes your sweetheart feel special like when you recognize the traits you most appreciate about her/him. Which 3 of your sweetheart’s character traits do you most appreciate? Take this information and post the following on your social media page: “To my … Continue reading

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Let Romance Relieve Stress

Here’s an idea for taking advantage of the situation the next time your sweetheart comes home from work stressed out. Put together a kit which includes body lotion, scented candles and soft music. Place it in an out-of-the-way, easily accessible … Continue reading

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Romancing With Words

My friend Georg (yes, that’s how he spells his name), earns income writing and arranging words. For a couple years he shared a weekly Andy Rooney-ish surveillance of life, The Joyful Curmudgeon. He has a way of taking the same … Continue reading

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Romancing With Little Gifts

The meeting ran late. The taxi driver was unperturbed. If my impatience had touched the accelerator, we’d have traveled at warp 8. My mind played the scenario of missing the flight and missing a day with my daughter. Naturally I … Continue reading

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Looking Back For Romantic Encouragement

For what felt like hours, I followed a long series of switchbacks. The trail traveled across the mountain, turned 180 degrees and traversed back, each switchback gaining a few feet of altitude. It seemed like I just went back-and-forth without … Continue reading

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Your Romantic Yes, Mr. President

Create a “date night” with your sweetheart. Select a nice restaurant and plan to pick up your sweetheart directly from work. Include a leisurely ride home. Implementation of the evening is key. Most couples talk on the phone during the … Continue reading

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