Love And Orchids by L Givens

Leah Givens visits the local orchid show and returns with a sampling of spectacular images and sports a renewed love for this “morphologically diverse and widespread family of monocots.” – Wikipedia Click thumbnails to enlarge. Click L Givens for more photography on

Love Note From Cupid

Tuesday, February 14th, Sunshine Hey, Been busy setting up for a medieval art shoot, arranging picnic baskets, and lounging on one of those one knee high dais things for proposing. Gotta be flying in the treetops at ten-ish. Not too much time to write. Spring is in the air, sorry about the chill—it’s not my … Read more

Modern Love – A Tale of Online Romance From Adrienne S Moody

Modern Love by Adrienne S Moody   There’s a reason we recycle. We no longer have a use for the object and we put it where someone else may. I should have known better when I went another round with Recycle Man, or as my friend and co-worker Marina calls him, the man with the … Read more

For The Love Of Gracie

“Gracie has the mind of a child. People tell me I may as well find another companion. But you can’t just throw away thirty-six years like it never happened. How do you move on? How do you leave her in that bed to waste away and die? You know they would call me from the … Read more

Love And Coffee With M Dawn

Mine, All Mine We share a coffee cup. We never used to. At one time I drank my morning caffeine from the ceramic mug Bruce bought especially for me. I still have it. It’s white and decorated with pastel colored conversation hearts, those little valentine shaped candies that began speaking in text before texting came … Read more

Adrienne Is Loving It Online

An excerpt from Modern Love, above…   Every day we correspond. He is traveling from Manchester to Liverpool today and has a full schedule of business meetings. So our talks have been short, but sweet. He’s eight hours ahead of me which makes it tricky to connect. On the weekend we chat for hours. He … Read more

I Love You Valentine From Gaboo

It’s a now thing. Only buy Fair Trade chocolate!   I Love You, Valentine by Gaboo My Valentine would be my first Long wondered when we’d meet She came along two score in years When love would have us greet I remember our best Valentine The day that we were wed I knew she was … Read more

For the Love of a Trailer

We’re sitting at the kitchen table. My eyes are closed as I savor the smell and taste of my first cup of morning coffee. I have a whole day ahead of me with no plans. Bruce has his nose up close to the screen of his Mac. He’s reading the specs of some piece of … Read more

Couldn’t Love You Any Other Way

I was never able to explain this, only that love found a way to make the unreasonable seem so natural. Inseparable soul mates take all shapes and sizes. Without love, all would be practical, logical, rational. But love’s a seeker—it finds you. And then, even though you may think you want an efficient relationship, love … Read more