Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentine





While the kids were immersed in Valentine craftinesss I put together some heart chains inspired by Katie over at, http://neweyes.atlblogs.com/archives/010208.html

We never do much for Valentine's day. It's kind of a strange over-commercialized holiday when drugstore aisles ooze with too much sugar and weird stuffed bears holding satin hearts. But the kids enjoyed the mess of color, glue and paper hearts, and I like having these pretty little chains dangling around the house.
I'm a fan of love. Aren't we all drawn into those great love stories?... Anna Karenina and Vronsky, Salvador Dali and Gala, C.S.Lewis and Joy, Yoko Ono and John Lennon, and of course Romeo and Juliet. The list could go on and on.

I can't do a Valentine post without posting some pictures of my own love. Here he is in our dating days looking like a record cover of romantic hits from the 70's, which always makes me laugh a little. Sorry for the lovey-dovey cheese but what can I say I am a girl in love.



By the way my very own husband, Carl Cadwell, the awesome Higgins sisters and a few others will be playing an Anti-Valentine's party at the Loose Cannon Gallery tonight in the Southside. There is a $10 cover and an open bar. I'm not sure what makes it anti-Valentine's but they will play songs from LCD Sound System, Postal Service, Stevie Wonder, James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, and it is sure to be a good time. If you read being green but don't comment often or ever, leave me one and I'll send the first three commenters Infradig's last CD, Ecstatic Everywhere. Happy Valentine's Day all, and go hug someone you love.

6 comments:

Michelle D said...

Oh man, wish I could have made it to that concert! Ok, so I DO comment every now and then but I'll leave one anyway because I don't have that CD. Then if three people who never comment, comment after me, they can have it:) Oh and I have an APO address so it doesn't cost extra. Love the lovey pictures.

linda said...

There's two left to give away. Michelle and anyone else who wants one be sure to e-mail me your address. My e-mail is lindarileygreen@gmail.com.

andrew said...

I'm family and I'm a moocher. And I like Infradig. Thanks for always keeping updated on the blog so that Dawn and I can see what's happening with the Green fam.

em said...

ooh, ooh! count me in if the infradig offer's still good, linda!

i always love reading your blog, and keeping up a little bit on how my chattavegas college friends are doing. if you want, you can check out our blog at: www.thesmoyers.blogspot.com

-emily (beeman) smoyer

katiek said...

I have the CD and love it! So do my art students, I play it alot in class. And I LOVE your chains! Grrrreat idea! That idea was spawned outta pure laziness to actually sew fabric :) Thanks for the shout out.

andyp said...

Speaking of Infradig, I was happily surprised to see the Boise Weekly had reviewed their latest CD. http://www.boiseweekly.com/gyrobase/Content?oid=oid%3A310898

Sounds like another road trip to me...