Sweet Irises

Mike surprised me with these sweet irises last week, and they’re still blooming! I think they are miracle flowers—just when the blooms were starting to die, a second set of buds peaked their heads out of each stalk! I found this to be an absolute fantastic display! Is this a common trait of some irises? I have a potted iris, and the flowers only last for a couple of days, and that’s on the plant!

You know what else is a miracle? I’m working away on a new animation project, and it’s absolutely, stupendously, joyously fun! My heart overflows with buckets of wonder! I’m not exaggerating!

With this, I wish you Happy Easter (if you celebrate Easter), or just happy lovely day!

I’m off to the coast tomorrow for a long Easter weekend with family. Have a wonder-filled weekend!

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8 Responses to “Sweet Irises”


  1. 1 Arlete April 20, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    Happy Easter to everyone in California and beyond. Here in Guaymas, it’s Semana Santa with Pascua on Sunday.

  2. 2 Janet Riehl April 21, 2011 at 11:36 am

    When the iris come up in my mother’s garden, I know spring must be here. They are fragile and quickly wilt indoors. But, they give us such a rush of perfume. My mother died May 1, 2006, but she lives on in her garden.

  3. 4 rachel awes April 24, 2011 at 2:30 am

    happy easter, nicole!
    i lovelovelove your
    animal art below!!!
    i love EVERY one,
    &, especially
    the whales.
    peace be w/you
    as you move to
    colorado.
    may all the
    animals
    stay near
    & keep you
    safe.
    xo

  4. 6 Kerri April 24, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Your iris’ are gorgeous! And how exciting to be working on a new project. Can’t wait to see it!

  5. 7 Ruth Armitage April 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm

    Hi Nicole,
    Iris are some of my favorite flowers! I especially love the wild ones that bloom here in June :) Happy Easter, I hope you had a wonderful weekend!

    • 8 Nicole | Blue Bicicletta April 26, 2011 at 11:26 am

      Hi Ruth,
      Oh, I do love wild irises too! I have occasionally come across a meadow full of wild irises hiking in the Sierras in the summer. They are beautiful! And thank you for the Easter wishes! I did have a great Easter, I hope you did too!


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