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Flowers for Living

As  you may know, this past year has been an eventful one for the husband and I. This past October we celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary and last month the hubby celebrated a very important birthday, OK he's 50. There, I said it. He might not be too happy for me rating him out but there you have it. It's been a strange and stressful 2 years, as anyone living in the world can attest to because of the crazy world we live in but finally we were able to get away and celebrate these two milestones in our lives. A quick trip over to Dublin, Ireland was in store for us last month and we had a great time.  That's me sitting on the ledge of our hotel room window and yes, as always we had flowers. The bouquet I'm holding was sent by my husband. Tradition has it that he always has flowers sent for our room where ever we go and I love it. The bouquet to the left was sent by my in-laws in addition to a lovely fruit platter to welcome us to our home away from home. Aren't they lovely? As we settled in and tried to stay awake to fend off the jet lag, we took a walk around the city. As you always see in the European cities, you can't get a block or two without finding one of these lovely outdoor flower stands. Within 6 blocks or so, we actually found 3 of them, just like this one!! Those Dublin folk sure now how to bring the beauty of the outside in and no wonder with their slightly dreary weather, it must be an absolute necessity!
Well, we really had a great time, like we always do when we travel. We walked the cliff of Moher, drank beer in the local pubs, drove out through the countryside. We had each other and flowers, what more can two married florists need from a vacation?

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