Hauskaa Ystävänpäivää and Happy Friendship Day**, everyone!
Since learning about this very inclusive celebration, I like it far more than our over-commercialized and wasteful Valentine's Day, as long as we keep it simple. I did make this heart for you, dear readers, by recycling and cutting up a proof of a collagraph print, just like the number 3 made a little while ago.
And here's a story of another kind of love, about a diplomat who fell in love with the Finnish language.
** This link no longer exists. Please go to Wikipedia's entry on Valentine's Day and scroll down to Europe and Finland.