Monday, February 14, 2011

Great Expectations

So, today is Valentine's Day.  How do I know?  Because the calendar says so.  And since the calendar says so then that means we need to do something, right?  I mean, just take one peek at any store you walk into today.  Red hearts, beautiful roses, balloons, teddy bears, and candy are everwhere, SCREAMING "buy me to prove your love to someone!"

Listen, I personally don't have a problem with Valentine's Day but I know many people do.  But the reason I don't have a problem with it is not for the reason you might think.  It's not because I HAVE a Valentine, my wonderful husband of nearly 16 years.  Nope.  I don't have a problem with Valentine's Day because a long time ago I learned to let go of my expectations of other human beings.  In fact, I believe I blogged about this very same topic almost five years ago...