You would think that after 25 years of marriage I would learn to make a note of when Valentines Day is and get something special for Trina. But each year this holiday sneaks up on me and I find myself unprepared. From the looks of the Hallmark store I am not alone in this dilemma as it is usually packed with men frantically going through cards trying to find something that makes them sound sensitive without appearing too feminine. That is usually followed by a trip to the floral shop where you pay three times the market value for wilting buds because you forgot to order in advance. This year I vowed to be different. I was going to take it upon myself to be the loving husband who bought something from the heart that his wife would love.

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