It is Time To Ban Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentines Day

In the good old days I would start my Anti Valentine’s Day posts with something like you see below:

Valentine’s Day is a fake holiday whose sole design is to use pain and suffering to guilt people into spending money on foolish cards and foolish gifts.

I say enough is enough. It is long past time for us to push this sad day into the dustbin of history. Ban the day from our lexicon, rise up and be free. Romance should be spontaneous and not forced.

Frak this holiday. So say we all.

And then I would share a link like I Still Hate Valentine’s Day  and if I were feeling saucy I might include A Valentine’s Day Fable. But things have taken a turn around these parts.

I am still not a fan of the day and still advocate a million man march on Hallmark, but The Girl Who Made Me Forget I Hate Valentine’s Day wants me to reconsider.

Her Strange Power Over Me

I am the guy who swims upstream and does my own thing regardless of what everyone else does. I am not part of the Sheeple collective yet when she asks me to concede on this small point, well I usually do.

Blame it on the power that comes with being daddy’s girl and I’ll agree with you. She is and she does have it. Got to give my daughter her due and recognize she is the one girl in my life who can depend upon my feelings never changing.

It makes me happy to make her happy.

Still…

In spite of all that and her request that I be her Valentine I am still hopeful that one day this plague on humanity and scourge of mankind will disappear.

One day we will be wise enough to say we can’t take it any more and the tyranny will end and when it does we’ll celebrate. There will be parties world wide and maybe even a spontaneous Hokey-Pokey.

Just you wait, our time is coming.

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4 Comments

  1. ankush bansal February 12, 2014 at 8:02 pm

    this article make me think about my ex ….but i am happy now no valentine

  2. Gina February 12, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    One of my favorite words is “saucy” and I’m really thinking I like the idea of a “spontaneous Hokey-Pokey”.

    • Jack February 12, 2014 at 9:57 pm

      Yeah, saucy is a fun word. A spontaneous Hokey Pokey is the kind of thing that brings people together, good for peace on earth and all that rot. 😉

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