Thursday, February 15, 2007

There was a fascinating commentary yesterday on Fresh Air with Terry Gross by linguist Geoff Nunberg about Valentine’s Day. In particular, I liked learning about the history of the Post Office in the United States and how the proliferation of sending valentines occurred with a reduction in the price of personal mail. I sent out fifty Valentine’s Day cards this year. So I felt in particular like a participant in a long and important heritage in the United States.

A brief moment of the coolness:

I was in the daily email newsletter!

Headlines NewsletterFebruary 14th, 2007All stories, blogs, and video »

Straight and In the Closet on Valentine's DayBy Julie Enszer, AlterNetOne woman challenges readers to go the whole day without revealing the gender of their sweetie.

Finally, just one more comment on Valentine’s Day. Here’s the photograph that DIDN’T make it into the Valentine’s day card.

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