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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Valentine's Day

I don't know what's so special about valentine's day. I don't get it. If it's a day for lovers, then, we ae missing the point. We do not need a special day when we are in love. We are in love everyday! And what's with this announcer in a morning show saying he expects traffic to be heavy especially around motels? Are there women really that dumb to fall for a stunt pulled out by a guy to celebrate valentine's day for three hours inside a roomful of mirrors?

There is only one particular valentine's day that I remember - February 14, 1983. It was the morning that my painting "Transition" that commemorated the transition from a college to a university where I worked was unveiled. But that was not it. It was in the evening of that day when my father had his first heart attack and passed away. Nobody had seen that coming. It was a real shocker. He was okay when I came home then suddenly, he had the attack while attending to our store, rushed to the hospital and died there. How ironic that he would die of a heart attack when we are celebrating a day for hearts, a symbol of love.

Anyway, I don't want to be a party pooper (like as if I have not ruined your celebrations already). Here's a little presentation of the "berks", members of the blogkada team, and their sweethearts. It's a very nice presentation prepared by our friend, the forever in love, dedicated mother, mec

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10 Comments:

Anonymous BlogusVox said...

Nice take Mec and thanks for sharing Ka Rolly. Happy Valentine's Day!

5:55 PM  
Blogger watson said...

So this is Mec's surprise, Tito Rolly! This is nice. I think I'll also put it in my blog.

8:20 PM  
Anonymous bing said...

there are women that dumb.. though maybe it's not dumbness but blindness.

everyday is love day for me. i dont need a special day to give love. :-)

i like the vid (or slideshow?). brilliant. nice of mec to even come up with such an idea.

10:02 AM  
Blogger cbs said...

that was a beautiful collage..

8:35 PM  
Blogger rolly said...

blogusvox Same to you. Galing ni mec no?

watson Yes.

bing Probably. A man will use any and every means to get under a lady's pants. Valentine's day gives them a good headstart, haha

6:39 PM  
Blogger rolly said...

cbs ganda no?

6:40 PM  
Blogger Dee said...

Hi. It's my first time here...

I was actually blog-hopping and then I read this post and this is exactly my sentiment about Valentines Day! I never really quite understood it's significance. You're right, if its about love then we don't need one day to cherish it. It must be everyday. I think businesses just ride on to it to gain profits, just my two cents on the matter.

And sorry about your dad. That was quite sad and ironic.

The video was nice!

Thanks. :)

9:27 PM  
Blogger rolly said...

Dee Thanks for reading and commenting on my blog. Yes, that's exactly what it is. Business!

5:14 AM  
Anonymous singapore jobs said...

belated Happy valentine teacher ROlly

12:07 PM  
Anonymous Laine said...

Its my first time in your blog site. Its nice to see the collage. It brings me hope. :D

4:55 AM  

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