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Don’t Forget Mom on Valentine’s Day!

Don’t Forget Mom on Valentine’s Day!

Wish your Perfect Mom a Happy Valentine’s Day in a New and Different Way! Warning: Bad poem below! You can get her flowers, which will make her smile. You can get a card that she’ll look at for awhile. But this year give her something new, so she’ll always . . . think of you: […]

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Valentine’s Day Is Almost Here!

Valentine’s Day Is Almost Here!

Only Seven Days to Valentine’s Day! Today I am posting something new.  This is called “So Beginnings Never End.”  Life is a journey. Love is a journey. Learn it. Live it. Enjoy it. Wonder. Enjoy the wonder in each moment. Here is something to celebrate the taking of that journey together! Every moment is new. […]

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A Thousand Dreams: For Valentine’s Day

A Thousand Dreams: For Valentine’s Day

Say Happy Valentine’s Day in a Different Way! “I have smelled the scents of a million lovely flowers, making beauty just be being, dancing in a gentle breeze, heeding not the passing hours. I have heard the whispers of the wind across the sand, and I have felt a mountain move when you held my […]

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Another Valentine’s Day Post

Another Valentine’s Day Post

More Valentine’s Day Information 6 million people plan on making or getting a marriage proposal on Valentine’s Day, according to the Huffington Post last year.  The Boston.CBSlocal.com site says that 2.6 million people get married each year, and 10% or 260,000 get engaged on Valentine’s Day.   Ask.com says that 220,000 couples get engaged each year […]

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A Little Valentine’s Day History

A Little Valentine’s Day History

Things I Never Knew There are three different saints recognized by the Catholic Church that are named Valentine or Valentinus. One legend is that Emperor Claudius II came to believe that unmarried men made better soldiers, and so he made it against the law for young men to marry. Valentine considered this to be wrong, […]

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A Christmas Wish for You

A Christmas Wish for You

  Wishing you the best Christmas ever, and the Happiest of New Years! Thank you for reading, and for visiting! Come back soon!     “May the bells of Christmas ring a song that never ends. May the joyous sounds they make bring peace to all our friends. “May the lights of Christmas bring an […]

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How Could We Have Ever Known?

How Could We Have Ever Known?

Written by on February 6, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions, Wedding & Love Poems with 0 Comments

  A real life love poem. For Valentine’s Day. For love. For a wedding. For my wedding. For my beautiful wife. From almost 24 years ago.  She’s still the best.  Happy Valentine’s Day, sweetie! The best thing I ever did.  How could we have ever known?   How Could We Have Ever Known?   How […]

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May This Love: Valentine’s Day

May This Love: Valentine’s Day

Written by on January 31, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

                      Here is another poem to celebrate love, in honor of Valentine’s Day.  Called “May This Love,” the poem was originally commissioned as a gift for a newly married couple.  Happy Valentine’s Day, especially to those who get married or engaged on February 14!  Insert […]

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Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day!

Written by on January 22, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

    A Thousand Dreams: A Love Poem   I have seen the spectrum of rainbows cross the sky, showing every color to discerning eye. I have touched the endless waves of seas upon the shore– a hypnotizing rhythm always changing yet the same as it ever was before.     I have smelled the […]

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It’s Time to Be Americans!

It’s Time to Be Americans!

Written by on July 3, 2012 in Politics, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, America! This poem was written several years ago, after the 2008 financial meltdown.  Some, with the means to do so, almost took down the financial house of the USA, and even much of the rest of the world. There are many theories about how it happened: greed; lack of governmental oversight; lack of self-discipline; […]

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