Category Archives: Diana Devine

Romance

February Fourteenth for Cynics

Hearts and flowers don’t always do the trick. If you’re feeling a touch of cynicism about this year’s February celebration, some lines from the deliciously barbed pen of Dorothy Parker might fill the bill. ONE PERFECT ROSE Dorothy Parker A … Continue reading

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The Romance of Halloween

All Hallow’s Eve has its magical, romantic side: that enormous harvest moon hanging low above the prairie horizon; delicate cobwebby dresses of black lace; oodles of glowing pumpkins and flickering candles; pewter goblets of blood-red wine to share at the … Continue reading

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Paris: Moonrise Picnic

Here’s a romantic thing to do, whether on your own or partnered: A Meetup  (http://www.meetup.com/)  group in Paris generally gets together once a month on a pedestrian bridge on the Seine to picnic and watch the full moon rise. The … Continue reading

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Romantic Men

Who are the most romantic men in the world? Hmm…how about those French-Canadian voyageurs Marina sings about? That’s a rather appealing image: powerful arms stroking the water steadily with a huge paddle, looking so colorful against the dark forest in … Continue reading

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Romance in Broomball

I’m answering a challenge from Micky here. You never know what could spark a story. If you’ve never played broomball or understood how demented it is, picture a parody of hockey with two teams of assorted nuts scrambling and sliding … Continue reading

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