Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston & Environs – Part 4

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Here we are at last, Gentle Readers – the last article in my marathon series about great sites to take a date in and around Boston. We now move from Beantown itself out to the rest of the surrounding locales. Although Boston may be the Hub of the Universe, there are some nearby spots along its “spokes” that deserve a look. Witch City In 1692, a mania struck the little town of Salem Village. The causes of it are well-documented, and I won’t go through a lengthy explanation here. For our … [Read more...]

Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston and Environs – Part Three

battle green monument

Well met, Gentle Readers. After taking a hiatus to discuss other matters, I return to my four part article discussing great date ideas in Boston and the surrounding area. It may seem strange to contemplate patriotic locales when planning a date, but if you have someone who’s really into Americana, or people from out of town who’re interested in local history, there are worse moves than exploring some of the famous locales Boston has to offer. Not all of the places I’m about to write about … [Read more...]

Great Dates in Fifty States: Boston and Environs – Part Two

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Hullo, Gentle Readers. Your GGG returns to tell you more about wonderful places to have a romantic encounter in Boston. Last time, I gave an overview of Boston, talked about possible picnic sites, and offered advice about theatrical events. This time, let us look at some more intellectual pursuits—our museums and the like. Now Museum, Now You Don’t No matter what your tastes, Boston almost certainly has you covered as far as museums go. We have multiple museums dedicated to art, a great … [Read more...]

The Geek’s Guide to Romantic Gift-Giving

A Gift for My Geek Love

I don't think this is a very “niche” topic, because let's face it, a lot of us have trouble with those “special days” when dating, not just geeks! It's just that we're prone to getting wrapped up in developing entire worlds, complete with four rival religions with eight classes of priests in each, and strongholds and characters and plotlines... oh. Is that just me?   (Don't blame me... I die if I have to DM by the seat of my pants or write in a world I don't know well enough.) Moving … [Read more...]