I really liked this post and thought I’d share it with y’all. I’ve long liked the idea of bypassing Valentine’s Day in favor of random “acts of love” throughout the year…
One day late last November I stood in the “ten items or less” line at the supermarket counting the number of items possessed by the three folks ahead of me. I knew I passed the courtesy test; I had a salad, some dish soap, and a dozen red roses.
So absorbed in my counting I was oblivious that two former students of mine, now married, stood behind me in line.
“Hi Professor.” Looking at the roses they inquired, “Do you mind if we ask? What’s the occasion?”
“None” I said. ” I just choose this nothing Friday afternoon to remind my wife I love her with a dozen roses. It’ s not her birthday, or our anniversary; it’s Valentines Day!”
…..To continue reading, visit the original post here: Boycotting the Real Valentine’s Day.