The Love Month

February is The Love Month, and it's not just because Valentine’s Day falls in the middle. In this special editorial series, we celebrate everything that has to do with love as we feature some great love stories and investigate how the search for romance never ends. CultureMap staffers and contributors also offer a compendium of the things we truly love, from a favorite bauble to a cool car or a truly special V-day dinner. Click here to send us your ideas, because we would love to hear about your favorites, too. Here's to amour!

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Some girls go wild, and some girls go birding: Banding together to save the magnificent hawk

By Madelyn Thornton - February 26th, 2012

Come along on my initiation to birding and becoming a Hawk Whisperer with the help of The Gulf Coast Bird Observatory. 

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A cruise becomes a real-life Love Boat: The language of love is the only language this couple shared

By Shelby Hodge - February 27th, 2012

Linsay Scott had certain expectations when she boarded the cruise ship in Puerto Rico in January of 2007. She, her sister and her dad were anticipating great weather, beautiful sights and loads of fun. But soon enough, Linsay got more than she ...