My Problem with Valentine’s Day

Before I begin, let's just get one thing out of the way:┬áthis is not a rant about how commercialized/meaningless Valentine's Day has become.┬áThat argument has basically taken over Valentine's Day, and there is so much discussion about it that I hardly think I need to chime in. Instead, my problem with Valentine's Day lies with …

top ten tuesday: books about friendship

  It's that time of the week again! Here is another installment of Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by the lovely blog the Broke and the Bookish. This week, the topic is Top Ten Books About Friendship. I think this is an interesting topic because most of the friendships I read about are romantic, since I …

Valentine’s Day: A History

Every year on February 14, people in the United States rush around buying their romantic interests chocolates, flowers, cards, and other gifts. It is a holiday that teenage girls dream longingly about, while at the same time causing teenage boys to cringe. Children often give each other Valentine's Day cards in school, and decorate their …