• Blog,  Holidays

    Oh Yeah, It’s That Day Again…

    With a blog name that has the word “lover” in the title, you’d think that I would have been pretty excited about today’s holiday. I am not a Valentine’s Day hater, nor am I a supporter of all the commercialism surrounding the holiday. I have been reading other blogs today and every one of them has written something about love. I enjoyed Helena’s Unmasked Story, and Dani’s letter had me in tears (literally-I was sobbing because, you know…my dad, pancreatic cancer, lost a little over a year ago). Amber’s Valentine’s Day history made me smile, Hasty’s was sweet, and Lizzi’s made me think. But my favorite was Kim’s. I agree…

  • Encouragement,  Holidays,  Journal,  Life,  Love,  Motivation,  Random,  Thoughts,  Uncategorized

    A True Love Story

    I am going to rant a bit today because I must. I am being bothered by things I’m reading online lately about Valentine’s Day. And before you judge me and what I write here, read the rest of the post first. I have a different view on this because of a love story of my own. My rant begins with the Valentine’s Day hate and Valentine’s Day bashing. Understand that I’m against the commercialism that our holidays have turned into. I know how hard it is to go through Valentine’s Day without a sweetheart, and I have nothing against Anti-Valentine’s Day parties and things of that nature. But what I’m…