Love, lore, and GRAND Social link party No. 339 for grandparents

Love, lore, and GRAND Social link party No. 339 for grandparents

Love and lore

It’s impossible to escape the fact—touted by retailers since before Christmas decor was fully clearanced off their shelves—that this Thursday is Valentine’s Day.

But… do you know the facts about that day o’ love most folks have strong love-it-or-hate-it feelings about?

I have a feeling maybe not. I certainly didn’t (til searching for something to start of this week’s link party).

So in the interest general edification…

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The Saturday Post: Hallmark didn't invent Mother's Day edition

Mother's Day sometimes gets a bad rap as being a holiday created by greeting card companies. They didn't, my friends. History — and the History Channel — prove it (and prove the one who did create it, was actually none too pleased by greeting card peddlers taking it over).

Interesting stuff, this (note: it doesn't play on most mobile devices):

Happy Saturday!

Today's question:

What are your Mother's Day plans?