Monday, February 13, 2012

~Free For All For Women, It's Leap Year,Y'all ,2012 ~

Okay, Ladies it's your chance. If there's a certain someone you've been pining for all your can ask him to marry you! That's right_it's Leap Year!  Upon inspection of the calendar you will find an extra day in February. This means in order to keep the calendar year synchronized with the astronomical or seasonal year an extra day is added to February. You see, seasons and astronomical events do not repeat in a whole number of days,  a calendar that had the same number of days in each year would, over time,  drift with respect to the event it was supposed to track.  By occasionally inserting an additional day or month into the year, the drift can be corrected. A year that is not a leap year is called a common year.

Source for Leap Year Cards:

So,here's the Custom. Ladies are traditionally given the opportunity to go boldly by legally proposing marriage__throughout the year. Many centuries ago Sadie Hawkins Dance programs,Parties,Balls and any and all opportunities to invite the one your heart pines for was offered all year long. There were special cards  & invitations for Leap Year get together!  Of course you could say the men were happy if lots of women flung their heart's and  love in droves!  But here my Ladies_you could choose the one you wanted.
From the beginning of time, women have waited & waited & waited for that special  man to say those magic words_will you marry me. So when you go Boldly and he turns you down...there could be consequences in a Leap Year! Yes,this special significance of a Leap Year proposal is said to stem from 13th Century Scotland when Queen Mary set a law that women could propose to any man they liked during a Leap Year, with refusal being allowed only if the man was already engaged. Those men who rejected a proposal were hit with a fine and made to buy the woman either a silk dress or a pair of gloves.      
Plan a Dance_ Sadie Hawkins Dances were at one time really a way to ask that fella the question,will you....So how did this tradition start?  The tradition arose from a comic strip Li'l Abner. There was a designated day in November when unmarried women could chase bachelors around the town in hopes of catching them for marriage.  According to the story, little Miss Sadie Hawkins was "the homeliest gal in all them hills" and this fateful day was her favorite!  However,it was the town bachelor's most dreaded - day of the year.  As the comic strip gained popularity, a holiday inspired by the "perpetually" single Sadie was born. Even though the holiday has been around since 1937 and most dance-goers are unaware of the hilarious history behind the idea, the girl-asks-boy date is still commonly named after sweet little Sadie Hawkins. 
So,your plans should have been in the making December 2010!  What better time than Valentines Day to ask the one you love for HIS hand in marriage! You have the whole year_so a Sadie Hawkins Dance in November, A Ball in the Spring, A May Picnic,  Summer Bicycle built for Two Tour, Wine & Cheese at your place, A Formal Ball where the invitation could read like this 1908 invite:
or an intimate Evening for Two!  What ever you choose_the "HUNTING & PROPOSING SEASON" is on..Every Male Is Fair Game_It's a Free For All Ladies. Now, if I had to HUNT & some of these were not captured or to's my List:  Brad Pitt,Ryan Gosling,Chris Pine,Blair Underwood, Robert Ri'chard, Eric Bana, Denzel, Shelmar Moore, Bradley Cooper, Antonio Banderas, Gilles Marini, Boris Kodjoe, Orlando Bloom and my number one would be_Olivier Martinez(watch out Halle Berry)_because when I saw him in the movie "Unfaithful"....I said "Will you be MINE! Happy Hunting Ladies All Year Long (2012)...who let the ladies out.......

              Olivier Martinez,Will You Be Mine this Valentines?

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