I Been Thinkin': Impressing lovers on Valentine's Day a hassle for men

It is February, the month to remember Saint Valentine with cards, candy, love notes and special gifts to the one we love. Romance is definitely in the air — well in the wild at any rate. How do I know this? On each of my recent bike rides I have counted at least six dead polecats on the roads on which I ride. So, it has to be the season when skunks are called to propagate the world with more skunks. The call of love is so great the cute little black and white striped mammal will risk (and often lose) his life to find the perfect mate. It is romance time in Polecat world.

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Bibb Underwood is a Daily Record Columnist.