29 October 2007

17

tulips

Ah. Sometimes he gets it just right.

tulip bouquet

And by the way, you know how the fifteenth is baked beans? Apparently the seventeenth is omelette.

23 comments:

Jodie said...

That first photo is beautiful. Happy 17 th

h&b said...

*Beautiful* pics.

We're not romantics either.

My husband knows i'm more excited about a trip to Bunnings than anything else he can offer ...

;)

meggie said...

I never knew the years had "foods"??
My gosh, after 41 years what have I missed out on??

Congrats.
Tulips to die for!

M said...

Happy 17th. I was thinking, wow, 17, man that's a long time. But then we are not THAT far away from there.

Fairlie said...

Happy 17th. Beautiful tulips. And I really enjoyed the link to the baked beans!

tut-tut said...

Ha! happy 17th.

daysgoby said...

How beautiful. And how perfect. Happy, happy day!

blackbird said...

Very naice.

Hugs to you both.

Badger said...

Happy happy to you! That reminds me, I need to dig up and divide the tulips sometime this week.

Beck said...

Those are BEAUTIFUL.

sueeeus said...

Oh, how beautiful! Happy anniversary!!

Sarah Louise said...

ooooohhh...tulips create an actual physical reaction in me. As the picture unfolded, well, oh...

Happy 17th. Baked beans? Omelettes? Do tell!

telfair said...

Happy anniversary luv!

Carson said...

Oh...lovely!
I love the second picture: the resonance of the soft pinks, both petals and bricks, together.
Very nice.
Sometimes you can't beat a dry, understated, philosophical response to Big Anniversaries :)

Claire Falkingham said...

Makes me all gooey! Congratulations!

kt said...

Congratulations!

Luverly tulips. Hadn't heard o' the "foodaversaries", but I have a greeting card from way back with "traditional gifts" and it claims 17 to be...

drum roll, please...

Vinyl!

Hmm,could be fun...

Little Min said...

Congrats on your 17th! Do you know about the copper coin in the vase to keep tulips standing up a bit longer?
It does seem to work.
They were a good choice weren't they.

Stomper Girl said...

Gorgeous two-lips. Happy 17th. What did you get him?

Lesley (El Zed) said...

Congratulations. And I hope the two of you will be together until it's beluga caviar. And beyond.

herhimnbryn said...

He did, didn't he!
Happy 17.
Ps, I must say that we all did an excellent job choosing the perfect tiles for your kitchen!

zephyr said...

i'm joining the chorus:
Congratulations!!
lovely photos of those sweet tulips
and
i'm enjoying the new banners

bluemountainsmary said...

Happy 17th - and he did get it just right.

Weird to think that 17 years ago J and I were newly weds too. How tough was your first year? Ours was tough!! but here we still are!

Isabelle said...

Seventeen years ago we'd been married for (nearly) seventeen years. I'm feeling very very old...

I wonder what food is suitable for a 34th?

Happy 17th, anyway.