Flower symbolism, dark origins of Valentine's Day, chocolate!

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Daily Newsletter for Tuesday, February 11, 2020

cupid blind
Love looks not with the eyes but with the mind.
And therefore is winged Cupid painted blind.

William Shakespeare (15641616)

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