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No Romantic Bone In My Body

Our conversation about romance wasn’t going well. Every idea I suggested for romancing his sweetheart he countered with a reason, an excuse. Exasperated, he blurted out, “It’s just I don’t have a romantic bone in my body.” I responded, “Neither … Continue reading

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Beware of TV Romances

Is your idea of romance: In the morning mist, two lovers kissed And the world stood still. (Love Is a Many Splendored Thing) Or maybe Baby you love’s got the best of me Baby you’re making a fool of me … Continue reading

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Prepping for Valentine’s Romance

Valentine’s Day. Does the thought of its approach fill you with excitement or anxiety? Valentine’s Day is supposed to be an opportunity to: Celebrate your relationship. Show your appreciation for your sweetheart. Express your affection to your partner. Valentine’s Day … Continue reading

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Romance for the Kitchen

Here’s some romance for the kitchen. Is washing dishes a chore? Why not make it fun. Find an article or travel brochure about some place you’d like to take your sweetheart. After dinner, offer to read it out loud while … Continue reading

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Romantic Tweets

As you know, a tweet on Twitter is 140 characters. Have fun sending your sweetheart analog Post-it Note “tweets”. Write your “tweet” on a Post-it Note. Make it romantic and personal, suggestive and fun. Place the “tweet” in an unexpected location: … Continue reading

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Multitasking, Computers and Romance

The brain of a computer, the microprocessor, can only do one task at a time. By sharing the processor’s time, rotating between tasks many times a second, computer engineers discovered a computer could appear to perform several tasks concurrently. In … Continue reading

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Romantic Getaway Plan

I just completed training on negotiating. This may be relevant for romance,  but it’s not today’s focus. Pass the trainer on the street and his white hair and glasses would camouflage his skills. He doesn’t carry the airs of a … Continue reading

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Romantic Zoo Trip

OK. I’ll admit it. This idea is a little crazy, even for me. It might turn you into an animal. Here’s the idea Turn a trip to the zoo into a romantic adventure. As you go to each exhibit, each … Continue reading

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Romantic Hints

Ever missed a hint? I have. Several weeks ago my sweetheart dropped a 12-pack of hints in a single conversation – and I missed them. Merriam defines the word “hint” as “a statement conveying by implication what is preferred not … Continue reading

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Romance Bowling

Any occasion can become a romantic opportunity. For your next romantic encounter, consider a date combining exercise and time together, silliness and mojo. Whether you throw the ball with one hand or two, turn a trip to the local bowling … Continue reading

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