Tag Archives: Valentines Day

100 Things I Love About My Wife.

First off, no, I didn’t screw up royally at home. Though, let’s face it… I will sooner or later, so this post should buy me a bit of goodwill/credit when that happens. To suggest that February is a busy month … Continue reading

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Epic Romantic Fails.

Well, it’s February, kiddies! Sorry, I all assumed you were too poor to afford a calendar. I’m so ashamed. At any rate, this is the month we all get to obsess over the outcome of one single day. And do … Continue reading

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The Huffington Post Canada Hates Me.

(It’s not really a title. Just a statement of fact.) How about… “The Most Anti-Valentine’s Day Post Ever”? No? Well that’s all I have. Let’s get this sucker started, shall we? It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day… It’s … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Through The Hook’s Eyes.

So they tell me something called “Valentine’s Day” is around the corner. Personally, I’ve always assumed this “holiday” was an urban legend like the female orgasm or a period in human history without the deliciously horrific taint of the Kardashians. … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Valentine’s Day Post…

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner and blogging social convention dictates I share my infinite wisdom concerning love and romance (the wife is shuddering right now like a Jedi who feels a disturbance in the Force), but there is … Continue reading

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Next Year, I’m Booking Valentine’s Day Off.

“Ohgodohgodohgodohgodohgodohgod!” (followed by) “Domedomedomedomedome!” This was the soundtrack to the 38th floor of our North tower – which was playing on a continuous loop – that filled every crevice of my consciousness as I waited for a family of six … Continue reading

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An Early (and cheap) Valentine’s Day Gift From The Hook

HOOK’S NOTE:  I have at least two 5×5 guests lined up for next week and I honestly don’t know if I’ll be posting on Valentine’s Day proper, so here is another piece plucked from the recesses of my brain box. … Continue reading

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Things You Don’t Want To Hear Your Partner Say On Valentine’s Day.

I’ve been married for eighteen glorious years – on February 20th to be exact – and so I can scarcely remember a time when I had to suffer through a horrible Valentine’s Day. But I know many of you haven’t … Continue reading

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Business As Usual – Almost….

When writing a blog, one has to remain ever-mindful of two irrefutable truths: If you don’t feel passionately about your subject matter you’ll never attract an audience larger than one. A loyal audience will stick with you if you dedicate enough time … Continue reading

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Do You Have A Valentines Day Resolution?

Just bear with me on this one, folks. Every year millions of us make some half-hearted pledge to stop smoking or drinking or eating greasy food that will result in either our untimely death or the authorities resorting to knocking … Continue reading

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