A heart-warming story of true Brug Love!! :)

sibhskylvr((Mike) Arkansas)November 10, 2009

In late September - early October, I received an email from Matt! He had a 'Rothkirch' for sale! I had other priorities, which concerned the amount of dollars Matt was asking for it, going elsewhere. Lonny & Kim decided they would purchase it! Deal with Matt was struck! I figured 'What the heck! Down the road, maybe I could get a cutting from it, right??' :)

To make a long story short - Lonny, after caring for the 'Rothkirch' for so long, came carrying it to my house today! He was my 'Secret Santa!' lol! I couldn't believe it! He also brought me a 6' banquet table which I needed for the plantroom! And says 'there's more coming!' I have no idea what's going on with Lonny & Kim! lol!

Best 'Secret Santa's' one could have had! :) Thank you both!! My day could not have been better, unless I had won the Powerball!!

And Lucy - I guess dreams DO eventually come true! :)

As you can see - 'Rothkirch' has HIS place in the living room window! And now I'm leaving for work & thinking, I'd much rather be home with 'Rothkirch' & friends! :))

Mike

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givelittle_getlots(Zone 8 TX)

Mike, this LOVE is so DEEP, it goes WAY WAY beyond brugs!!

Merry X mas to all and to all lots of LOVE!

Lucy

    Bookmark   November 10, 2009 at 2:27PM
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dimples31312(z8Guyton,GA)

Mike! What a wonderful surprise, I bet you will be smiling until next Christmas!
What else can I say,
Merry Christmas!!!
Dorothy

    Bookmark   November 10, 2009 at 2:42PM
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lon2250

Lonny just couldn't wait. LOL. He was exited as you. The little booger. Guess I am going to have to hog tie the both of you. You are just going to have to wait for the rest of your christmas package. :) Yes there is more.

Kim

    Bookmark   November 10, 2009 at 3:31PM
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rock_oak_deer(8b TX)

That is a great story, such wonderful friendships happen over plants.

    Bookmark   November 10, 2009 at 5:49PM
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taz56(z8 Ga.)

See Mike Santa really does exsist!
Aren't GW buddies the GREATEST!
So happy for you!
Susan

    Bookmark   November 10, 2009 at 11:33PM
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fool4flowers(8)

What sweet friends you have. Thats even better than socks, lol.

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 12:50AM
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sandysseeds007

Who doubts now that the spirit of which Santa represents symbolically (our first big lesson of what an analogy is) exists!

Mike you spoiled brat...you must of been a really good boy! And we all THINK you are!
Merry Christmas -Sandy

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 2:50AM
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eloise_ca

Oh Mike, I am so happy for you! I know you have been wanting this one for quite a while. What a wonderful surprise from Lonny and Kim!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 8:18AM
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karyn1(7a)

What a wonderful surprise. Enjoy!

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 8:27AM
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gardenpaw(5/6)

Mike, what a wonderful story, and what wonderful friends
and secret santas you have.
Im so happy for you!

Karen

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 12:35PM
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lboyce(Z5NY)

Mike....what a great story! I get all teary-eyed reading stories like yours. See...Santa really does live in more ways than one. I am sooo happy for you that you got Rothkirch! I know that plant has a "special" place for you!

Linda

    Bookmark   November 11, 2009 at 6:32PM
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honeybunny2(Z9TX)

Mike, I am so happy for you, I just can't wait to see the pictues, when it blooms. Barbra,

    Bookmark   November 12, 2009 at 6:55AM
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PKponder TX(7b)

That is a sweet story! I'm so glad your secret Santa brought you just what you wanted!

Pam

    Bookmark   November 12, 2009 at 8:03AM
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wickedwickedwitch

Groovy.

    Bookmark   November 12, 2009 at 8:37AM
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borrachero

Hey!!!!!!!

What happened to all of the leaves on my baby?

Just kidding. She looks alright. Just give her plenty of light and remember to keep her on the dry side.

Congrats again Mike! Glad you finally got one. And glad we were able to work something out.

- Matt

    Bookmark   November 12, 2009 at 5:35PM
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jroot(5A Ont. Canada (near Guelph))

Congratulations, Mike. I have a Rothkirch cross here, and I love her. Lovely form. Lovely fragrance. A true Brug lover's gift.

    Bookmark   November 12, 2009 at 5:45PM
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