Acts of Kindness

Unexpected gestures of kindness, both received and given, can make us happier than even the best date. These tested acts of kindness show you really care.

Date Ideas

Everyone needs a little help finding new and interesting dates. Our articles only suggest dates that we have actually tried ourselves. These date ideas are real, fun, and often inexpensive.

Dating Decency

What do I wear? What do I say? How do I act? While we can’t tell you exactly how to win someone’s heart, we can steer you in the right direction and guide you around the potholes of dating.

Gift Ideas

Sometimes flowers just aren’t enough. Browse through our gift ideas to spark your imagination.

Trial & Error

John C. Calhoun once said, “Learn from your mistakes and build on your successes.” In this spirit, we have several articles outlining what went wrong, what went right, and how to do better next time.

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The Slowest Race Ever
Wednesday, 8 Apr, 2009 – 8:28 | No Comment
The Slowest Race Ever

A few months ago I volunteered to provide the weekly activity for a church group of 15 or so college kids. Wanting the activity to be special and remembered, I decided to hold a snail …

9 Tips to Keep Your Valuables Safe
Saturday, 26 Apr, 2008 – 14:09 | No Comment
9 Tips to Keep Your Valuables Safe

A great date can quickly be ruined if someone steals from you. This happened to my girl a few months back. We had a wonderful date but when she walked out to her truck she …

Roller Skating in the Bad Part of Town
Saturday, 26 Apr, 2008 – 8:39 | One Comment
Roller Skating in the Bad Part of Town

We had been planning this date for a week: roller skating in Hampton, VA. We had directions to get there, money to rent skates, and lots of time. What we didn’t have, however, was the …