Friday, February 12, 2016

Everything you want to know about Valentine Day. . .and maybe a few things you don't. . .

Valentine-related merchandise starts showing up in stores as soon as Christmas is over. It’s big business. But once upon  time it was simply a time-honored custom celebrated in most countries in culturally-specific ways. Here’s a site about how the day has been celebrated in western countries. It’s celebrated on some eastern countries, too. Find additional information here.

So how did it get started? Read The True Story of St. Valentine. He doesn’t have anything to do with the current celebrations named for him, however. Find the actual origins of the day here.

More links for your Valentine Viewing

Note to readers:
There was a glitch in my schedule this week, so this blog which should have gone up on Wednesday is just now making it. However, stay tuned for something special on Monday with a little help from Penelope Pembroke and her mystery man, Sam!

Romantic ‘shorts’
And don’t forget to visit my website this weekend for a free romantic short, “Goodnight, Little Girl of My Dreams”. Coming up on Monday will be “Tell Me That You Love Me”, one of my favorites.

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