Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

Love and Hyperbole!!!!

Hyperbole: Poetic exaggeration. Some examples: “Fly me to the moon, and let me play amongst the stars, let me see what love is like on Jupiter and Mars!” ~Bart Howard “Longer than there’ve been fishes in the ocean, higher than any … Continue reading

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Magical Places to Be in Love

Some places are objectively beautiful. They take our breath away, and then return it to us full of light and hope. Yet magical places are everywhere, even in the “bad parts of town.” Why? Because we carry the real magic, … Continue reading

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But Did He Love Me?

I chose to write this true story about a favorite relative in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked my sister. … Continue reading

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Finding the Love of Your Life

College and Career Night tries too hard. With its lattes and biscotti, and its hip young pastor. Still, he makes you think. And the biscotti melt like magic in the coffee. It’s two nights before Valentine’s Day. Derry pushes a clump … Continue reading

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St. Valentine’s Day: In Memoriam

89 years after the infamous St. Valentine’s Day Massacre: 17 innocent people (unlike the 7 warring mobsters in Chicago) were murdered. They were mown down with a deadly weapon wielded by an emotionally disturbed young man. What can I say … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Reminder

Don’t forget to buy something for that special creep in your life. “We accept the love we think we deserve.” ~Stephen Chbosky Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Valentine’s Day Weekend!

Don’t forget to buy something for that special creep in your life. “We accept the love we think we deserve.”  ~Stephen Chbosky Happy Valentine’s Day! P.S. For a little more substance, try Finding the Love of Your Life

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