annnnnd i’m back! i’m sure you were all wondering if i made it out of Miami alive, after my radio silence for over a week here?!
i did. i survived. barely, but i lived to tell about it. and i promise to recap it at some point, after i’ve caught up on sleep and regained most of my brain functioning. i’ve had such an insanely busy week since i returned, both at work and outside of work, that i’m thankful today is a Friday Five Link-Up and my theme is already chosen for me. #lazyblogger
this week, the ladies have appropriate chosen “LOVE” as the Friday Five theme.
given that i’m one of the overzealous types who gets excited about everything, i need some sort of focus here to prevent me from spewing a whole list of random things i love (like unicorns & mermaids & head wraps & snapbacks)…so i’m just going to give you 5 things having to do with love & hearts & all that darling “all the feelings” stuff to get us in the V-Day mood.
because berate it though you may, i happen to love Valentine’s Day, single or taken. a day to celebrate all the love in the world, regardless of to whom you’re giving your love away, makes my little heart oh-so-happy.
ONE: Shakespeare, Sonnet 116
TWO: Shakespeare in Love quote. quite possibly my favorite quote ever.
THREE: Sidewalk wisdom. because love can be ever so urban, & ever so universal; ever this simple.
FOUR: the truest example of what love really means.
FIVE: White Oleander. these are some of my favorite sentences, from one of my all-time favorite books, and this sentence has stayed with me since i first read it. i will forever be haunted by this image of love, and i wish these words were my own.
have a wonderful Valentine’s Day weekend, loves!
What’s something you love?
Any Valentine’s Day plans?
11 thoughts on “Friday Five: L-O-V-E”
Welcome BAAAACK!!! I love all this sidewalk wisdom that you keep finding and I hope you had a wonderful trip and Valentine’s Day! No big plans over here. Just dinner and hiding inside from the cold. 🙂
I also love Valentines day, regardless of my relationship status!! It’s a day of LOVEEE for all!! I spent it at work with wonderful coworkers, then went on a date with my favorite gal pal! Totally saw 50 shades, and I enjoyed it immensely.
did you like it?! i hated the book so much, and that actress just seems like she’d annoy me to no end, so i don’t think i’ll be able to sit through the movie…but sounds like you had a fabulous Vday!
Lot of smarts in that poisgnt!
A few years ago I’d have to pay someone for this information.
In addition to the scheduled events, the early arrivals usually gather at The Mai-Kai on Wednesday evening for a pre-event meet-and-greet. And we usually wind down with a relaxing Sunday evening there to cap off the event. If possible, make your travel plans accordingly. I would arrive Wednesday and leave Monday to fully enjoy the festivities.
love these quotes!!! not a fan of Valentine’s Day but love me a good Shakespeare line!
he’s the best. 🙂
love number four – a description of the most perfect love ever. 🙂
I was moved by these quotes! The last one especially 🙂 love does come out of thin air — and it can come from anyone, when you least expect it. Not to mention everyone and anyone deserves love! Love the sidewalk art by the way. I wish there was more of that around here.