Musical Monday

~~~ [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=opWqCQCVrlM] ~~~ Happy Monday, everyone. I’ve played this song on Musical Monday before, but I just had to bring it up again because it holds a special meaning to me. My hubby, Charlie, proposed to me fourteen years ago on Valentine’s Day. And we all know yesterday was Valentine’s Day. So, I had to dig out this song. Fourteen years ago, Anytime You Need a Friend, was my favorite song. Back then, we were living in Iowa City, IA, going to grad school. It was Valentine’s Day, and Charlie had a big test the next day, so he was[…]

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THEN AND NOW THURSDAY–week of love

Our week of love continues with THEN AND NOW Thursdays. As you can imagine, I had to check into the candy hearts. Remember those chalky little things? We’d get them in their small, pink boxes that had a see through front in the shape of a heart? THEN: Remember those cute little sayings. “Be Mine” or “Kiss Me?”  Did you get them with a little cartoon card messily signed by some secret valentine? And, don’t forget those little boxes we had to make in gradeschool then go around and put the cards in….Oh my goodness. The sayings on those little[…]

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