Posts Tagged: flowers

Slimming down for Valentine’s Day

My last batch of Valentine’s Day cards are winging their USPS-loving way to their local destinations (distant locations were mailed days ago). With that, my Hallmark moments are nearly complete. In the time between now and soon-to-be, I have some hours to reflect on the changing nature of Valentine’s Day for me over the many… Read more »

Love is not just for lovers

We interrupt your regularly scheduled series on my creative influences for this important message: I love Valentine’s Day. Does this seem odd for someone without his own “special someone”?  I don’t think so.  Or, more accurately, I don’t think I am without a special someone. I have wonderful memories of Valentine’s Day.  For a long… Read more »

Blast from the past – #2 of 2011: “Moms”

Continuing our Besto f 2011 blogs – #2: This week ends with Mother’s Day, so I think it’s an appropriate time to dedicate this week’s posts to stories about Moms. My parents divorced when I was very little and my Dad remarried shortly after that, giving me two Moms for most of my life.  As… Read more »

Moms

This week ends with Mother’s Day, so I think it’s an appropriate time to dedicate this week’s posts to stories about Moms. My parents divorced when I was very little and my Dad remarried shortly after that, giving me two Moms for most of my life.  As was customary in those days, my sister and… Read more »

Everyone should be a Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day and I have decided to recount to all of you how I honored my Mom every year after her passing.  A few loyal readers of my old blog may have heard this tale before, but I hope to add a few new bits to the dialog. As stated earlier (in the post… Read more »

Flower of youth

Ah, February.  With it comes my second favorite holiday of the year (we’ll get to my favorite in a later post). Not difficult to figure out what day that is, obviously, so let me hasten on to today’s “memory lane” entry and explain why. I love flowers.  All flowers, really, but certainly the flowers that… Read more »