• This being Valentine's (search) weekend, and all, I thought I'd try to put this holiday in some perspective.

    I know as a business guy, that a lot of chocolates going to be sold and a lot of flowers and cards. Maybe even lingerie and perfume. Restaurants will be busy. Country inns maybe busy too.

    All that's well and good. But, if you want to make a difference this Valentine's Day, don't look in your wallet, try looking in your heart.

    Try -- and I know this sounds corny -- being nice.

    Try not complaining. Not carping. Not criticizing.

    Half the time I think the alarmingly high divorce rate in this country is due to people who get side-tracked in this country. Pressured at work. Pressured at home. And taking it out on the people in their home.

    It's human nature to get hot and bothered. But I also think it's human nature to be kind and compassionate.

    So trite as this sounds -- and this goes to men and to women -- let that someone special in your life, know they're special in your life.

    Let them know you know the little things they do make a big difference to you.

    Know the power of a smile the understanding assurance of a hug.

    You don't get rich doing these things. But it's very enriching living these things.

    Happy Valentine's Day and many more.

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