Through the miracle of modern technology, I am actually writing this on Thursday, Valentine’s Day. And, because I am an admittedly gooey person, I like the holiday because it gives me the opportunity to demonstrate my gooeyness in wearing hearts, red, more hearts, some pink–you get the picture.

And speaking of pictures (nice segue, huh?), what better way to start off your post-Valentine’s Day year than with some eye candy? Who’d you like as YOUR Valentine for 2009 (it’s never too early to start planning!)? Please list your favorite in comments, or offer up another suggestion–with apologies to Janet, who probably despises this kind of post: