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The Big Combo

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Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young. —John Greenleaf Whittier

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Romance fails us and so do friendships, but the relationship of a parent and child, less noisy than all others, remains indelible and indestructible, the strongest relationship on earth. —Theodor Reik

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She had been forced into prudence in her youth, she learned romance as she grew older: the natural sequence of an unnatural beginning. —Jane Austen/Persuasion

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Huh, wonder what that indicates….

While browsing through my Netflix recommendations, it suddenly strikes me, I have 1 recommendation for Romance movies, and 237 recommendations for foreign films. What precisely does that indicate about me and my movie watching?

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She’d stopped reading the kind of women’s magazine that talks about romance and knitting and started reading the kind of women’s magazine that talks about orgasms, but apart from making a mental note to have one if ever the occasion … Continue reading

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Not romance but companionship makes the happiness of daily life. —Mason Cooley

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Romance should never begin with sentiment. It should begin with science and end with a settlement. —Oscar Wilde/An Ideal Husband

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Romantic

I just finished two romance novels by Lisa Kleypas. She is a relatively good romance novelist, and I can’t quite decide if I’m more bothered by the fact that whenever I get frustrated with my current novel (which is currently … Continue reading

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Romance is everything. —Gertrude Stein

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