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Contrary to popular belief, Valentines Day is one of my least favorite holidays.  Actually...I"m not a big holiday person at all.  Nothing exposes the weakness of the alleged bond that you have between family, friends and loved ones like the holidays.  But enough about that...

Valentines 2009

I sit at home alone and watch TV.  At the last minute, a gay bar in St. Louis (The Complex) calls me to do a DJ gig.  I spin music until the wee hours of the morning and then retire to my comfy bed alone, happy to have made money rather than spend it on V-day.  What can be better than a date with your fist love (music) on V-day?  Short of finding a bag full of money...nothing can.

Valentines Day 2010

I play drums with Apollo Heights at Lit Lounge in Manhattan, New York.  The crowd was a little light, but so was the band.  It was just I playing drums with the infamous Chavis twins on guitar and vocals.  No V-day dinner or candy...just music.  With just the three of us (and a backing track)...…