Gina just called me a “hopeless romantic” … that’s hopeful romantic, damnit! Why do we call them hopeless romantics? I think the connotation is that their romanticism is hopelessly unstoppable, and that they’re never going to change. But, did you ever think of it the other way? What if hopeless romantics are just romantics without a hope? What if they’re just always just setting themselves up for failure, and so lack any chance of ever just being “romantic” without any adverbs to modify it? Anyhow, Gina is either right or wrong depending on the definition … either i’m hopelessly romantic and she’s write, or i’m a very hopefilled romantic and she’s wrong. It’s a 50/50 shot, Gina.