Birthday flowers

birthday flowers

Yesterday was my birthday. My husband, who has been sick for several months, could not buy me a gift, but when I got home after nearly an 11-hour day at work, I discovered this little vase of flowers. What a way to refresh my tired spirit.

He found some tissue paper and drinking straws, and what more appropriate “vase” than a pill bottle? It sums up our lives for the past eight months.

He kept telling me he wanted to do more, wished he could have bought me a gift, but I told him this was the best gift I had been given in a really long time.

So I had to share this incredible gesture with you, my friends.

I love you, Bruce.

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5 thoughts on “Birthday flowers

  • Friday, November 30, 2007 at 1:03 am

    beautiful, beautiful. i love it when life brings out the poet in people – who knew, Bruce! happy late birthday, Suzy…

  • Friday, November 30, 2007 at 11:14 am

    What a lovely gift…the best kind…simple & made with love.
    Happy birthday Suzy girl…
    Love, Sheila (I mean Clancy..)

  • Wednesday, December 5, 2007 at 10:04 pm

    i love him too! what a sweet surprise! and happy very late bday to you. you deserve a special week, not just a day!

  • Saturday, December 15, 2007 at 5:12 am

    love it! Thanks for sharing

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