Girls Write Out
Thursday, February 14, 2013
Happy Valentine's Day! The day where people express their love with flowers, candy, cards, etc. I've celebrated 38 Valentine Days with my hubby and they grow sweeter every year. No, we don't always buy each other things, but our love grows deeper, and that's what truly matters. Wishing you a wonderful Valentine's Day with the love of your life!

Now, having said that, I've discovered an old love. That's right. The Andy Griffith Show! I watched it as a kid, but then not for years. Since I've been too sick to do anything but watch TV lately, I'm hooked on Andy and Barney.

What draws me to them isn't so much the comedy as it is the community of Mayberry. I love how the characters interact and care about one another. I love how Andy, Aunt Bea, Barney & Opie sit on the front porch and talk, sing with a guitar, and just plain sit in one another's company. Sometimes those things mean more than candy, cards and flowers.

Our world is fast-paced. Computers, ipods, iPhones, all lift us from whom we're actually physically with and take us to someone elsewhere. Not that that's bad, but it can be if we neglect the people close at hand.

Today is a day for love. Tell someone you love them today. Make a phone call. Go for a visit. Life is so short. Let the people who matter to you know that they matter to you. Every day is a gift--with or without chocolates (did I just say that?).

In the meantime, Happy Valentine's Day!! Make it count!!

Diann
Diann Hunt  
posted at 9:08 AM  
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4 Comments:
At 9:30 PM, Blogger jel said...

hope ya had a good one!

we had a good one, My hubby took the day, and we spent the day together, and some time with his sister. we all need more front porch days, making homemade
ice cream. :)

huggs

 
At 12:26 PM, Blogger Pam S. said...

Nice post, Diann. Thanks.

 
At 2:52 PM, Blogger Ane Mulligan said...

It's my hope that my mansion in Heaven has a front porch. I'll sit there all day lone (when I'm not over singing praises) and watch as John and Peter walk by. I'll wave to Paul while sitting with my writer friends, plotting a great anthology. ;o) Yep, that's Heaven to me.

 
At 2:19 PM, Blogger Cyndi said...

Good reminder, Diann! Hope you're having a good weekend!

 

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Kristin Billerbeck is a proud Californian, wife, mother of four, and connoisseur of the irrelevant. She writes Christian Chick Lit; where she finds need for most of the useless facts lulling about in her head.

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Colleen Coble writes romantic suspense with a strong atmospheric element. A lovable animal of some kind--usually a dog--always populates her novels. She can be bribed with DeBrand mocha truffles.

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Denise Hunter writes women's fiction and love stories with a strong emotional element. Her husband says he provides her with all her romantic material, but Denise insists a good imagination helps too.

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Diann Hunt writes romantic comedy and humorous women's fiction. She has been happily married forever, loves her family, chocolate, her friends, chocolate, her dog, and well, chocolate.

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Cheryl Hodde writes romantic medical suspense under the pen name of Hannah Alexander, using all the input she can get from her husband, Mel, for the medical expertise. For fun she hikes and reads. Out of guilt, she rescues discarded cats. She and Mel are presently taking orders from four pampered strays.

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