There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine's Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on
Gradually, February 14 became the date for exchanging love messages and St. Valentine became the patron saint of lovers. The date was marked by sending poems and simple gifts such as flowers. There was often a social gathering or a ball.
Last year at this time, I wasn't really interested in Valentine's Day, or in celebrating it. This year, things seem to be going a bit better and since Marc and I haven't been out alone in a long time, I thought maybe...
... to be continued.