unsettling valentine

Happy Valentine's Day! Yeah I know I have mixed feelings too. My husband and I usually leave each other several cards scattered around the house (refrigerator, washing machine, car windshield)--this year I bought some pretty paper and used my new alphabet stamps to MAKE CARDS. Childish, awkward cards, but still. 

(And yet sleepy husband was surprised to hear I'd made them. He actually thought I found a card that said "hey ken, nice hair gorgeous.")

Anyway: to further explore my mixed feelings about compulsory hearts & flowers, I wrote a creepy piece about the dark side of love for the Cabinet of Curiosities. If you'd like to add a little bitter to the day's unrelenting sweetness, check it out.

 I stole this very nice black and broken heart from a place that sells t-shirts with this image. Click the image to go there and buy one so I won't feel guilty about using it.

I stole this very nice black and broken heart from a place that sells t-shirts with this image. Click the image to go there and buy one so I won't feel guilty about using it.