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Monday, February 6, 2012

The Establishment of Valentine’s Day

We will soon awaken to the biggest romance day of the year: A day when spirits are lifted in both usual and unusual ways. Some stroke the heartstrings so tenderly tears are gently brushed away with a kiss; others are totally mesmerizing striking deep down into the soul. Then, of course, there are those that are totally unexpected that bring about smiles and laughter along with the tears.

So, what plans do you have for that special someone on Valentine’s Day? Chocolates, roses, jewelry, gift basket, stuffed animal?  Perhaps a surprise getaway, breakfast in bed, champagne brunch?
It is not surprising that there are limitless possibilities, especially with the ability to traverse cyberspace over the World Wide Web. Our fingers negotiate the keyboard like the hairy legs of the spider spinning its web. Having to venture out to find that one gift which says it so perfectly is no longer the only option.

Of course, like all things there is history behind this day filled with everlasting expressions of love. Its roots date back to ancient times. Do you know why we celebrate Valentine's Day on February 14th and where the holiday customs come from? Find out in 3 minutes 49 seconds by clicking this video link: History of Valentine's Day.

More to follow. . .