Thursday, February 12, 2009


I'm not really that into Valentine's Day. I'll just say that now. For as long as I can remember, I've dressed in black, head to toe, on the day. And I'm all about taking in as much chocolate as is humanly possible, just on principle. I've been known to buy myself a heart-shaped box of candy and eat it all in one day. Even since I met Hubby. Maybe even more so since I met Hubby. Who sort of forgot that Valentine's Day was happening this year, even though I pointed it out to him. Not that it matters at this point because I really don't feel good and think I'm developing some kind of sickness. Which might really suck because we're supposed to be going to visit family this weekend and I have about 10 hours in the car to look forward to. And won't that be fun with a throbbing headache and upset stomach. Of course, I could wake up tomorrow and feel perfectly fine, which I really hope is the case. Because feeling sick could really screw with my whole eating tons of chocolate thing, which I really need to do because I decided to give up chocolate for Lent (more on that later) so I've got to get as much in now as possible. But, anyway.... What I wanted to share is this:

At work this week, the kids were working with specific pairs of words. Wanting to make sure they were getting the spelling down, I assigned each child a word and told them to write a sentence that included that word, and was related to Valentine's Day in some way. One young lady came up with one of the greatest sentences ever written. Here it is:
When Cupid released his arrow, it left a hole in my shoe.

I only wish it had been me who wrote that.

This year, be your own Valentine and love yourself just a little bit more. At least, that's what I'm working on.


ShowSomeLovin said...

maybe i'll go to my spritual haven over the weekend for some "me" time ;)

hope you enjoy your vacation and feel better too!

Bacardi Mama said...

I hope you feel better and have a great trip. Enjoy whatever family you are visiting. I love the sentence from your student. Kids say the best stuff.