Wishing a warm welcome to our next guest on the blog ~ flower lover and Cymbidium cheerleader ~ Susan Gorman!

Valentine's Day Was Always Mine 

"Today it is six months and six days since my husband died.

It’s also Valentine’s Day.

I’ve had a truly lovely day today. But then again, I always do.

Valentine’s Day is my favorite holiday and has been for as long as I can remember. I’ve been in love with Valentine’s Day ever since grade school when my classmates and I were initiated into the ritual of bringing tacky, store-bought cards to school taped onto little boxes filled with stale, sugary hearts. Entreating me to love."


(n.) - a flower, especially one cultivated for its beauty

(v.) - to produce flowers; come into or be in full beauty or health; flourish

Here at cymbidium, when we think of flowers we think of their beauty; their intricacies; their vibrancy...