Norwood Thomas met Joyce Morris in England during World War II and took every chance they had to be together. Unfortunately, Thomas was sent home to America abruptly when the war was over. They still sent letters, and he even asked Morris to marry him but after some misunderstanding, they lost touch.
70 years later, Morris asked her son to help her look up her old flame and she found him in an article about a D-Day Veteran who just crossed skydiving off his bucket list.
Then, when you've charmed them with your perfect gift, it is customary to bring your Valentine to a fancy dinner. If you really want to outdo yourself this year, one KFC is doing a trial run of fancy table service for Valentines Day. According to Metro News, the Fishergate branch of KFC is the site where two lovebirds met and continue to have date night every week so far in their 50 year marriage. Pretty romantic. The date will include linen napkins and a soft drink sommelier to suggest the perfect soda pairing.
Picking out the perfect gift is hard, especially for Valentine's day. This isn't like any other holiday, what you pick will be seen as an expression of your love, or lack thereof. If you REALLY want to surprise your date, choose one of these splendid gift ideas. You won't be disappointed... but they might.
Sometimes it's hard to get into the Valentine's Day holiday spirit. These web comics will prepare you for the one day a year everyone is thinking of love. Or you can save these for the day after and reminisce while you gorge yourself on cheap, after Valentine's Day sale candy!