3.17.2011

A Touch of Ireland

Wishing you a rainbow
For sunlight after showers—
Miles and miles of Irish smiles
For golden happy hours—
Shamrocks at your doorway
For luck and laughter too,
And a host of friends that never ends
Each day your whole life through!

A sweet Irish Blessing, but what I'm really wishing for you is a Shamrock Shake, lots of green beer, that your first rounds picks from your bracket win today, and a few daffodils straight from the fields of Ireland!

I had my friend Jamie over for dinner on Sunday night.  I had picked up three dozen daffodils earlier in the day and was telling her how I would love to be able to enjoy fresh flowers while I was at work AND at home-but it seemed kind of silly to bring them back and forth, and a little too much to buy fresh bouquets for both my home and office each week. 

On Tuesday one of my consultants surprised me with a beautiful bouquet of bright yellow daffodils, I told her exactly what I shared with my friend on Sunday night and that I had a bouquet sitting on my dining room table at home.  It must have been the luck of the Irish!

Glad to share "A Touch of Ireland" with you today, and the first blooms of springtime at my house this morning!

5 comments:

I Do Declare said...

I may just stop and buy myself some daffodils tonight. Lord knows Dan won't be leaving the March Madness couch to think of it - hee!

Happy Thursday!

Ruth said...

Happy St. Patrick's Day!
I made my own shake tonight. I wanted something festive to drink tonight and sinus meds & alcohol don't mix very well. I was inspired by seeing your shake earlier today.

Sally said...

Nice to see your flower garden!!

Vynuss said...

That's awesome your flowers are coming up and starting to bloom... mine are barely breaking ground! Love the beautiful Daffodils!!! :)
xoxo- Vy

Legally Married said...

Daffodils are my favorite flowers! How wonderful! :)

 
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