I love how Valentine's Day is evolving (at least here in Eugene) to a day to celebrate and commemorate your love for others--not only those you know but those you don't. At school, we have a fundraiser for our local food bank where we get chocolate for every donation. We raise a lot of money for people and transcends the day from all about ME to all about others. I like that.
Today, also, Tim is having his oral exams for his comprehensive exams. This is a Big Deal and probably the biggest and hardest hoop that one jumps through during the PhD journey (I know it was for me). I bought him lucky socks to wear (they say "take me to a brewpub") so I hope they bring him luck (which he doesn't need--he's well prepared).
And there is color-appropriate knitting to show: