If it’s true that men give little thought to Valentines day then my compadres, middle-aged and solitary street folk, shouldn’t acknowledge the day at all. Just another gloomy Monday in an endless winter.
But I know I am not the only bereft father of daughters who would give an arm and a leg to be with their girls today. Two of the most common phrases you hear down here are “I used to be” and “I used to have”. But we can’t dwell … we can only hope.