School Shootings

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Last week, on Valentine’s Day, a terrible tragedy happened in Florida. I’m sure it wasn’t the only tragedy to happen that day, but it’s the one that was on my mind the most after I heard the news. Another school shooting, this time leaving 14 students and three teachers dead.

 

I’ve seen sources claim it was the 18th school shooting since January 1, 2018, and other sources claim that the number is exaggerated. My stance on the matter is: Who the hell cares what number on the list this school shooting was? Whether it was the first or the hundredth one, it is still one too many.

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Day 10: Countdown of my favorite love songs (for weddings)

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Thank you for sticking with me through all ten days of Valentine’s Day love song posts. To recap, days 1-9 featured the following types of love songs:

  1. Angry Love Songs
  2. Bittersweet Break Up Songs
  3. Songs for the Brokenhearted
  4. Love/Hate Songs
  5. Non-romantic Love Songs
  6. Pour Your Heart Out Love Songs
  7. Songs with Messages to New Lovers
  8. Love Story Songs
  9. Sweet Declarations Love Songs

It’s only fitting to feature my favorite wedding songs for my Valentine’s Day feature. Most were part of my wedding soundtrack (indicated by *) if they were released prior to 2005. I couldn’t narrow it down to my top three, so I have my top five and a bunch of honorable mentions. Continue Reading “Day 10: Countdown of my favorite love songs (for weddings)”

Day 9: Countdown of my favorite love songs (sweet declarations)

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Welcome to day nine of my ten-day series of Valentine’s Day inspired blog posts. Yesterday, I wrote about my favorite love story songs. Today is all about those sweet declarations of love. These are songs are expressions of love in its purest form. There’s no confusion on the part of the declarer; they know exactly how much they love the receiver and that it will last forever. Continue Reading “Day 9: Countdown of my favorite love songs (sweet declarations)”