Saturday, April 10, 2010

Sunflower at night


A few weeks before my father-in-law passed away we sat down and had a nice chat. He told me that one of the things he wanted to do in his life was to plant an entire hectare of sunflowers - just for fun. He said sunflowers were his favourite flowers and that they made him feel so happy.

Last summer when I was in America, I bought a packet of sunflower seeds and this spring I planted them next to our gate. This is the first flower to open. I hope to save the seeds so I can plant more. Who knows, maybe I'll fulfill my father-in-laws dream one day and plant an entire hectare. Wouldn't that be awesome?

1 comments:

Hannu April 10, 2010 at 10:42 PM  

What a gesture. Very thoughtful of you. A nice reminder of him.

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