Category Archives: Date Nights

A Dance A Day

I love it when my prince goes on retreat– he always comes home with presence for me–the best present of all :). This year, he also brought back a vision, a resolution which he presented formally a few days later, … Continue reading

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Indoor Fishing Date

As we were tossing a beanbag (dried cherry pits sewn into a scrap of fabric) back & forth over conversation the other day I noted that we could make a carnival-type beanbag toss game where you aimed for holes to … Continue reading

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Thinking Cap Date

A priest friend recently sent us a couple of logic puzzles he’d devised for our amusement. In preparation for using them, I cobbled together a couple of “thinking caps” out of brown paper & masking tape to set the atmosphere … Continue reading

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Rubber Ball Marble-Go-Down Date

My creativity was on a low ebb this week. It’d been another rough weekend & I wasn’t sure what would go over well, so I kept things basic. We’d found super balls (party favors) at a dollar store that are … Continue reading

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Cube Date

Yes, I married a mathematician! As I was putting the finishing touches on supper, I received the following email invitation: Let’s have a (date)^3! For tonight, we’ll talk and dine on the cubic theme… cubic meat (meatloaf, perhaps), cubic potatoes … Continue reading

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All Hallow’s Eve Date

Silly me–I was racking my brain for a date idea, completely oblivious to the fact that it was All Hallow’s Eve! I’ve always loved dressing up! And I love the idea of celebrating All Hallow’s Eve as the vigil of … Continue reading

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Smiley Ball Date

We had a socially exhausting weekend…my prince just wanted a quiet night at home to sit & talk, so we planned a typical “roll the ball across the floor & talk” evening. To spruce it up a little, I asked … Continue reading

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