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2/14/2010

Happy Valentine’s Day ♥

Filed under: Current Events — DRJ @ 10:41 pm

[Guest post by DRJ]

Happy Valentine’s Day to one and all.

— DRJ

13 Responses to “Happy Valentine’s Day ♥”

  1. where’s the champagne?

    i’d ask you for a kiss but you might push imdw on me….. or Beldar. %-)

    redc1c4 (fb8750)

  2. Champagne and chocolate-covered strawberries, flowers, hugs and kisses. I like it all.

    DRJ (6a8003)

  3. Happy Belated Valentine’s DRJ! Hope you got all of the above.

    Apogee (e2dc9b)

  4. D*mn #3. Beat me to it. Yet another made up Hallmark holiday designed to push male guilt, sell overpriced colored bits of paper and pretty weeds, and increase profits….

    Joec (6d7364)

  5. OT – FOX reporting Evan Bayh will retire from the Senate rather than run this fall.

    Have Blue (854a6e)

  6. How weird! I was going to type “bah humbug” but Hitchcock already did.

    It’s one of those hallmark holidays, I think. I got my wife flowers and sweets, but I usually don’t. Sure made her happy despite the fact that it’s inspired by pop culture and commercials.

    I love my sweetheart, but I really don’t understand why she requires this holiday be observed.

    Dustin (b54cdc)

  7. “I love my sweetheart, but I really don’t understand why she requires this holiday be observed.”

    LOL, in my world, this is exactly why we need the holiday (I don’t tell her often enough, so once a year… well, let’s just say I hope she never reads this blog).

    Corwin (ea9428)

  8. Corwin, I get where you’re coming from. I’m glad I didn’t add my snide quip about those poor men who actually wouldn’t treat their gal to lovey dovey stuff without the reminder.

    It’s harmless if you don’t get carried away, but I sure do get annoyed when I decide not to participate and get some attempted guilt trip.

    In Japan, the men get the overpriced candy on Valentine’s day.

    Dustin (b54cdc)

  9. I have a personal philosophy:

    Don’t buy flowers on the day you’re required to do so.
    Buy flowers on other days of the year, just because.

    John Hitchcock (207f43)

  10. Yeah, I don’t understand why women don’t get that. When they get flowers on V day, that’s simply far less meaningful than getting them because some fella actually was inspired by her to do so.

    Mother’s day is an even more compelling example. “oh hey mom, here’s a thank you card!” No dude, fix her fence and make her dinner when you visit her all the time.

    Dustin (b54cdc)

  11. For some crazy reason, I woke up a bit confused and wished the hubby Happy Anniversary! He looked a bit surprised, but replied, Happy Birthday!

    Now that’s a match made in heaven!

    Dana (1e5ad4)

  12. Artsy Dana, you made my sides ache!

    John Hitchcock (207f43)


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