I have a thing for peonies, they are by far my favorite flower. The intricate blooms with varied petals — some finger-like and supporting the central petals, while others are wide, flat and delicate. If you are lucky you will get three layers of varied petal structures in a single bloom. And the best part of peonies is that they are in bloom during my birthday.
I am proud to announce that my “I hate my birthday” attitude is ebbing. Here is to two birthdays in a row without tears . . . happy birthday to me!