Posts tagged "love letters"

Vintage Love Letters Found Among Hurricane Sandy Debris

In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, amid a mess of displaced personal items, a miracle has emerged: 57 vintage love letters were discovered yesterday in the debris. Even more surprising is how they found their way to Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey — and that they're still legible. It was a 14-year-old boy who stumbled upon the…
By: YourTango.com / November 19, 2012

ESPO Sends Us A Love Letter

Artist Steve Powers started out as a graffiti writer, tagging under the name ESPO. These days, he's embarked on a creative way to beautify his environment and bring city folks together. His "A Love Letter for You" project involves artists painting love notes and sweet nothings on city buildings and bridges in an effort to…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 15, 2010

Richard Burton’s Love Letters To Liz Taylor Released — Do You Have A Love You Pine Away For?

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton had one of those great, epic love affairs that spanned decades. Yes, she had many, many grooms, but I think the fact that Richard was her groom twice qualifies him as the most important man in her life. (Well, with the exception of Michael Jackson, maybe.) Their relationshi…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 2, 2010

Hope Someone Gets My Message In A … Pill Capsule

In our digital age, it's easy enough to sext or send naughty digital pics. However, we'd hardly call that way of communicating romantic. Instead, try these cute Poketo capsule letters, which let you write something sweet on a tiny piece of paper, roll it up, and put it in a plastic pill-like container for your…
By: Leonora Epstein / May 5, 2010

The Juliet Club Keeps The Love Story Of Romeo And Juliet Alive

Last night, I was watching a travel show, and I learned about The Juliet Club. Based in Verona, Italy, where Shakespeare's Juliet Capulet of Romeo and Juliet lived, the group receives thousands of letters every year addressed to Juliet. The notes arrive from around the world and come for a variety of reaso…
By: Susannah Breslin / March 26, 2010

Before There Were Emails, There Were Letters (600 Of Them)

Here's your daily dose of sweetness: a couple in England who fell in love as teenagers writing letters back and forth during WWII is celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary this week. Geoff and Pat Bunyan, now 83 and 82, became friends in 1945 shortly before Geoff was deployed to fight in the war.
By: Wendy Atterberry / August 18, 2009

Sold! Madonna’s Super Embarrassing Love Letters And Voice Messages!

Speaking of Madonna ... on August 5, a company called Gotta Have It! is putting on a rock n’ roll memorabilia auction. A lot of crazy crap is going to be up for grabs, but our favorite items are Madonna’s love letters and super-sexual voice messages to former boy-toy Jim Albright. There are 21 letter…
By: Nikki Dowling / July 28, 2009

Mushy Moment Of The Day: Couple Marries After Long-Lost Love Letter Was Discovered

This is one of those moments that makes me believe true love does exist. Steve Smith and Carmen Ruiz-Perez, both 42, finally walked down the aisle after 16 years of separation. The couple fell in love and became engaged when they were in their 20s, but drifted apart when Ruiz-Perez had to move back to…
By: Annika Harris / July 21, 2009

In Their Own Way, Text Messages Are Keeping Romance Alive

A survey by the U.K.'s National Trust found that 70 percent of women and 53 percent of men would rather get a love letter or poem than a text or email. Yet, of the 2,558 people surveyed, 62 percent had never sent a love letter, while 69 percent had sent a…
By: Catherine Strawn / February 10, 2009

The Daily Squeeze: SATC’s Fake/Real Book, A Star Wars Wedding, And Ponies

The imaginary book Love Letters of Great Men, which was featured in Sex and the City, is becoming a real book. [The Telegraph, U.K.] A Star Wars-themed wedding took place at this year's Comic-Con convention in San Diego. The bride wore dart launchers on her writs. [Reuters] Have you…
By: Catherine Strawn / July 28, 2008

White Lies In That Movie

Movies are mostly made up, unless they're documentaries. Certainly, some are "historical fiction" and include references to real places and events, but really, even if a movie isn't an historical one, like Saving Private Ryan or something, it's annoying when details aren't quite right. For example, in Sex and the City, Carrie reads a book…
By: Catherine Strawn / June 10, 2008

Crave: Love Is Blind Vase

Designer Jessica Marie Lertvilai had love letters translated into braille and then had them imprinted on this vase. Love is blind, see? [$90, SupermarketHQ.com]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 20, 2008

Her Love Will Go On

Stories about old people in love make us go awwww, even when they're slightly creepy. For the last 14 years, 75-year-old Wan Fengxia has reportedly been writing letters to her husband, who has been dead the whole time. "If I tell people around me all the time about my feelings, they might get…
By: Catherine Strawn / April 3, 2008

The Daily Squeeze: Dutch Animals, Six Women, And John Adams

The Dutch parliament voted unanimously to outlaw bestiality and pornography involving animals. Previously, Dutch law had forbidden bestiality only when animals were found to be mistreated. One small step for man, one giant leap for horses. [AP]…
By: Catherine Strawn / March 14, 2008

Love Letters That Are Sweeter, More Awkward Than Your Own

Have you ever written a love letter? Unless you count the occasionally cheesy emails we send a certain Frisky boyfriend from time to time ("If I come home and the dishes are done, you may just get a blow job!), we've only written one real love letter, but we never actually delivered it to it…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 5, 2007