Now Every Day Is Valentine’s Day

by Kevin Burton    How shock-to-the-system, how literary thriller, how puppy dog energy, how dawn of discovery, and can it be, acceptance, the late-life fact that every day is Valentine’s Day.    No. Didn’t say that Valentine’s Day is an everyday day. I said every day is Valentine’s Day.    Every day is an envelope, …

Encouraging Words For Singles On Feb. 14

by Kevin Burton    Last year just before Valentine’s Day   I heard on KEYN radio that 15 percent of people will either give themselves a gift or buy a valentine card for themselves on Feb. 14.     The valentine part struck me as odd, so I wrote it up as a blog post complete with …

Hey Baby, They’re Playing Our Song!

by Kevin Burton     For every romance there’s a soundtrack, am I wrong?  Certain songs where the first notes of the introduction transport you to that special place.    Every couple has a story. Sometimes a favorite singer will sum it up with lyrics in a way they hadn’t thought of.  The music underneath it …

This Christmas, Shower The People

by Kevin Burton    Ah the sounds of Christmas!    It’s Christmas Eve and workers are pounding into place the new siding we hope will last as long as we live in this house.  Jeannette is vacuuming. My Christmas carols, Andy Williams, Point of Grace, don’t stand a chance.     But I feel like if …