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V-Day Quandary

I didn’t plan it, but a while ago I hit on the perfect solution to the annual Valentine’s Day stress-test, i.e., devising something romantic to do on V-Day. To be honest, I hit upon this solution a long while ago—thirty-eight years ago, to be exact—but it stands up to the test.

Many people, caving in to V-Day expectations and pressure, will plan something big. A recent article looked at setting up a “big night” on the town, with dinner, theater tickets, after-show drinks, and transportation, and ranked ten major U.S. cities by cost. Spoiler alert (though it’ll be no surprise to those of us who have set up an evening like this): city-dwellers can expect to drop between $350 and $550 (USD) for such a night.

My solution is much more affordable, and it has the added advantage of not needing to be “topped” in subsequent years. (more…)

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