Some People Love Heart-Shaped Chocolate Boxes, Some People Love Beer

Reader Ben spotted something that didn’t quite fit in on the seasonal items shelf at his local Target. On the bottom of a shelving unit filled with pink and red stuffed animals and chocolate boxes, he noticed a 6-pack of Blue Moon beer. We all show our love in different ways, Ben.


“Yes, there was a Blue Moon [shelf tag] showing that someone intentionally put this beer (but only this beer!) in the Valentines,” he wrote. Thematically, it might not go, but raise your hand if you’d appreciate the gift of beer far more than more typical Valentine’s Day gifts.

By the way, with less than two weeks to go until Valentine’s Day, let us remind you: if you must have flowers delivered to mark the holiday, you’re going to order from an independent local florist this year, keeping money in your regional economy and maximizing the prettiness of your gift. We do not want to open our mailbox on the 15th and find that the big-name wire services have let our readers down once again.

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