Is it just me or do warm weather, light breezy winds and springtime flowers bring out the best in people? Earlier this week I went to teach my weekly private English lessons. I was almost at the door when I was handed these.

“Someone gave them to me yesterday,” the mom told me. “And I want to share them with you.”

I left with half of a bouquet in spite of my protests.

There is something about receiving flowers that lifts my spirits. Before her gift I had felt tired and somewhat overworked. However, I happily floated out to my car and smiled proudly at the young girl who looked quizzically at my overflowing arms filled with flowers and leaves. I showed them off when I arrived home, and carefully arranged them into an antique vase. And aren’t they lovely?

They made my day.

Happy LT, everyone!

15 Responses
  1. Sally

    Isn’t it amazing how flowers can make you feel? I’ve decided that flowers are no longer a luxury but one of life’s necessities. How nice of your student’s mom to share!

  2. Gorgeous flowers! How can they not make you smile?! I agree. Flowers are a lovely gift for any occasion, especially unexpectedly. :o)

  3. What pretty flowers. Nothing makes my day more than when I get flowers especially out of the blue for no occasion at all. It’s nice to be appreciated.

  4. lovely!! I love receiving flowers…and when it’s for no reason at all it makes you feel SO good!! 🙂 Happy LT!!!

  5. I love flowers. Whether they’re picked, purchased, given, received, or viewed from a distance they always bring a smile to my face.

    Cherrye, what a beautiful gift. Thanks for sharing.


  6. Diana Romano

    You sound [and act] like a wonderful kind person, Cherrye. You deserved those flowers…….even half of them!! Enjoy.

  7. I agree, Sally and Michelle. They are soooo nice!

    NYC, they make you feel so special, don’t they?

    Right on, Britni!

    Rhea – I think unexpected flowers are the best.

    Nadine, it IS nice to be appreciated.

    Lulu – When are you coming to Calabria?? We have nice flowers here.

    LOL. No, he wasn’t Linda. I guess he is a confident guy!

    Are you a flower-buyer, J??

    Bongamom – it was nice of their mom to share. She is such a nice, generous person, too!

    That she is, Jan.

    Thank you, Angie.

    I agree, Linda. There are no “wrong” flowers.

    Ahhh, shucks. I am blushing, Diana. You are so nice. THanks!

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