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Valentine, The Story

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Uhhh, l’amour is in the air my Foxy Ladies and Shiny Knights? Are you ready to spread that love and spend your money on some extra cholesterol, red roses and movie tickets? Ah, you shouldn’t! Love is sweet as it is, you don’t need chocolate to make it better. Throw in a kiss, a kinky text, a surprise coffee waiting for her at the office and you’ll add all the spices that Valentine needs to be special. more special than all the other days. I was thinking more like introducing you to a few facts related to this highly commercialized and celebrated day. We all make a lot fuss about it, but do we actually know how it came to be? Here are some interesting things hiding deep within the history to show you how we ended up loving this one day, more than others.
Valentine is believed to have Roman Roots.
The history of Valentine's Day is obscure, and further clouded by various fanciful legends. The holiday's roots are in the ancient Roman festival of Lupercalia, a fertility celebration co…

Breastfeeding in Public. Knowledge is Power.

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My Dear People of the Journal,
I knew this subject would be my next story, not because it was on my Blog To Do list, but because I wasterribly annoyed and angered by some people's reaction to it in a video I saw on Facebook. The director basically asked a sexy model, wearing this tiny revealing jean shorts and a minuscule top exposing her breasts pretty much down to her nipples to stay in various public locations, from a mall to a bus stop and see people’s reactions to her.
And then they took this young mom, dressed in jeans and a sweater, barely letting out some of her neckline and asked her to do the same. If I hadn’t known what the video was about I couldn’t have said that she was breastfeeding because she was holding the baby in a sling.
At some point they were both sitting on the same bench in the bus stop and this young guy comes along and gestures at the mom. “Why are you doing this? It’s disgusting!” At which she asked why she is disgusting when he couldn’t see anything off …