Posted by TerryS (184.108.40.206) on September 20, 2000 at 19:45:04:
LIVING WITH ROMANCE
One woman tells this story about her parents. She says that they
had not been out together in quite some time. One Saturday, as
her mother was finishing the dinner dishes, her father stepped up
"Would you like to go out, girl?" he asked.
Not even turning around, her mother quickly replied, "Oh, yes,
I'd love to!"
They had a wonderful evening, and it wasn't until the end of it
that her dad confessed. His question had actually been directed
to the family dog, lying near her mom's feet on the kitchen
But when should romance flicker and die from a caring
relationship? When a couple decides to marry? Or after children
are born? Or during the mature years?
I love the attitude of one woman who believed her life should
never be without romance. She found herself seated at a banquet
next to a gentleman in his eighties -- about her age. She stared
at him until she had his attention.
Finally, she said, "please forgive me for staring at you like
this, but I can't help it. You see, you look exactly like my
Oh," he responded. "How many times have you been married?"
With a warm smile and a twinkle in her eye, she patted his hand
and answered, "Twice!"
Many find love, but some will also find romance -- and keep it.
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