The Love Month

Are you ready? The Love Month is here. Celebrate love. ? Hallmark sales spikes, chocolate overloads, scented candles, perfume and flowers top the credit card sales, and people tapping into their sometimes under-utilized romance files.  I do love lots of things and...

All You Need is Love

Starting my day like this: Ya gotta learn to laugh. It’s the way to true love. ~ John Travolta- in the film Michael Love is an excess of friendship. ~ Aristotle     If lots more of us loved each other, we’d solve lots more problems. And then the world would...

Valentine’s Day – not just for lovers

“Cupid, draw back your bow and let your arrow go…straight to my lover’s heart for me.” (Sam Cooke 1961, for those of you who didn’t grow up in the ‘60s). The Alaskan Inuits have 52 words for snow… it’s that important. I think we need something like that for love. When...

Loving Kindness

Flowers, chocolate, jewelry. Some traditional tokens of Valentine’s Day. The last three months of my life have been marked by reduced social interaction and home-bound activities. So there were no wrapped presents, no boxes of chocolates this morning. The reason...