"People think love is an emotion. Love is good sense."
--Ken Kesey

"It will make you feel young again" --The New Yorker
  < august 2005 >
Half a month late but making good time, the Love Blender is here for your reading enjoyment.
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A rather light month in terms of submissions...must be that Dog Days of Summer slump we often get. Still, some excellent works for your reading pleasure.

This months' feature is a Review of "The Dictionary of Failed Relationships, the A-Z of heartbreak in short story form.

As always, read and enjoy,
--Kirk, Blender-Keeper     

in mexico - chris
Home in Mexico.

Must be Love
Two by Blueknight, both slightly out-of-season homages to springtime love.

The Golden Ticket - scqueen
Willy Wonka quote on getting our heart's desire.

Vermont - j. knipp
Lovesong to Cabot, Vermont.

fixing a broken road - i'm just him
If Keanu Reeves can do it, so can we.

My husband - angieubaldo
An expectant woman who has gotten more than she expected from her husband.

Follow me? - Lauren, rthoseflipflops.
I think too often we unconsciously take heed of these words.

Reflections - wistful
A small chat.

this hurts and this will mend too, in time - aparajita
About a broken heart.

in the eyes of love quote - George Santayana, submitted by aparajita
Historically it took me way too long to realize George Santayana is a different person than Carlos Santana.

Monkey Love Tea for Two - B.K. Great title.

Love Quote - Ken Kesey, submitted by B.K.
This month's top-of-the-page quote.

* Pounding Square Pegs into Round Holes * - ~Harem~
I hate to say it but square pegs in round holes is a solid homebuilding idea. It's easier to cut pegs square, even simpler to drill holes that are round, and the resulting join can be very solid. I'll stop being a geek now.

Impossible - jolee
Sensory-evocative work.

Untitled - Jon
An eye for an eye...and fight fire with napalm.

You may believe - anthony
Finding religion in the greeting card aisle.

The darkness falls - ladyinwaiting
Getting a grip.

Love Me to Sleep
Untitled conversation
Of the first Savannah Haze writes "My father started ths song before I was born. I finished it and told it from the perspective of a woman" and of the second, "This was part of a recorded conversation between a lover and me years ago."

Loveblender Review
"The Dictionary of Failed Relationships", the A-Z of heartbreak in short story form.

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