blog. We are having one hellahuge Par-tay!! There are lots of scintillating excerpts to read and contest fun galore as well as anecdotes, recipes and other tons of delicious sinful fun. Go on and check it out. You just may find a new author or twelve to read.
Now for my fun here. I'll let one of you pick the story of your choice, either Nathan's Angel or Byzantine Provocateur. Just tell me your coolest Valentine story ever. It does not have to be a love story, no siree. I mean I know people who think Valentine's Day is the worst. Your V Day tale could be scary, a break up revenge tale, heck, even an alien invasion. Leave it in the comments so we all can enjoy. I'll post the winner here by midnight PST.
My own entanglements with the Big V have been less than stellar so my feelings generally run along the same sentiments as ol' Willie here. It goes back to childhood when my mom would make me write out these horrid little cards for my classmates, most of whom I couldn't stand. And I knew they were under the same parental coersion, otherwise, I'd have no card from them, either. LOL
Lest you think I am a complete Love hum bug, there has been the odd, sweet Valentine's Day over the years. Like 02 when my roommate's nephew brought me a pink carnation beause he thought I was having a bad day. Or the unexpected coffee with a friendly Aussie who took shelter from the bitter February chill when I was working the early shift at the travel store.
So let's get on with the fun, shall we? I think a pomegranate martini is in order to lift my spirits. ;) And this little gem from my favorite comic of all time, Calvin and Hobbes by the wonderful Bill Watterson.