Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Requisite Valentine's Day Post



Must I?

Sigh.

I am one of those people who professes to hate Valentine's Day, who rants about how commercial it all is, such bullshit, etc. etc.. But then I get my annual Valentine's gift from my father, and my cold, stone heart melts.



I confess to making special Valentines for Sophie to give her aides and classmates:


The Husband and I went all out and prepared a Valentine's Day feast for our true loves:


Here they are, blurry, and Sophie is not in the picture, but she was there:


So, yeah. While I'm not going to post a love sonnet, we do some serious celebrating around here.

Happy Valentine's Day!

8 comments:

Ms. Moon said...

Happy Valentine's, baby.
You have MY heart.

kario said...

I love that your father can melt your heart. Have a wonderful day. I hope you feel loved all day long (and then some).

Taradharma said...

love the Valentine from your father. Melts my heart, too.

I rec'd a V-Day card from my 17 mos old grandson today -- that pretty much melted my heart. (Imagine him getting to the store, learning how to write, sending the letter. He's a baby genius.)

fullsoulahead.com said...

A yearly Valentine from your dad? My heart is officially melted.

Birdie said...

Your dad is a wonderful human. How awesome that you have a love like that in your life.


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Happy Valentine's Day!

PS- I love your dog. Love! Please tell your dog I said so. ;-)

Denise Emanuel Clemen said...

love deserves celebrations

Ajax said...

Wow. All of it. Somehow so absent the usual cliche-laced Valentine's Day ish, yet it's all so Valentin-ey just the same. Sophie's cards were probably the most cherished of the recipients'. They turned out awesome. Ravishing. Does that all make sense? My brain is spent. I think it does. Also, those boys could be my brothers. So easily. If they posed with my siblings, nobody would question for a second if we tried to pass them all off as family.

Steve Reed said...

I'm glad you had a good Valentine's Day. Sometimes we get too cynical about such things. :)

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