Throwback Thursdays - Me, Mom & Tulips

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With the first day of spring tomorrow, the tulips have begun to pop up in some yards and businesses,  I've mostly noticed daffodils but there are a few tulips out there too.  Each year Mount Vernon has an amazing tulip festival, I believe it's one of the top 10 in the world.  Just about 40 mins north of Seattle, the colorful fields are quite the sight!

Here's a pic of me and my amazing Mom about 4 years ago.  We've had a warm winter so I'm expecting the festival to kick off a bit earlier this year.

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Kerrie La Guardia
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Eileen Hsu
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Great throwback picture! I wish New York city was sunny and Spring-y! 

Mar 20, 2015 06:26 AM #19
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Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
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Hi Kerrie, you and mom look happy with the field of tulips all around you.

Mar 20, 2015 11:23 AM #20
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Rose King
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Tulips are so beautiful, but we don't see many of them here along the Gulf coast. Love the picture!

Mar 20, 2015 12:57 PM #21
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Ha, it almost looks like one of those fake murals that you have dropped behind you when you're in some urban photo studio--too perfect! I must say, you're prettier NOW, missy. 

Mar 23, 2015 06:24 AM #22
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Jill Sackler
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Colorful picture in a field of flowers. Such a pretty mom and daughter.

Mar 24, 2015 07:32 AM #23
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I think we were there a few years back Kerrie. It was breathtaking to see all those tulips of various colors.

Mar 24, 2015 07:43 AM #24
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Chris Ann Cleland
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What a great shot of you and your Mom among the tulips.  I love the color of them.

Mar 24, 2015 09:20 AM #25
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Gorgeous ladies among gorgeous flowers.  What a work of art this picture is?

Mar 24, 2015 12:32 PM #26
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Joe Petrowsky
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Good morning Kerrie. What a beautiful shot, the smiles are very special and the tulips are a sight for sure.

Mar 24, 2015 06:03 PM #27
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Sussie Sutton
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I have always loved daffodils over tulips but they are both so beautiful. We only get to see them for a very, very short time and in pots. They don't grow well here so you never see them anywhere but in the store in a pot.

Mar 25, 2015 03:57 PM #28
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Diane Jones
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I went to the Tulip Festival in 2013 and fell in love with tulips all over again!  Love the area although I'm a bit partial to Mount Vernon as I was born there and my parents grew up in Sedro Woolley....    Tulip Festival 2013

Mar 25, 2015 10:51 PM #29
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Kerrie, on my very first trip to Seattle, I stayed with my brother, Jack, who lived in an adorable bunglow on the water on Samish Island.  And we took a nick long drive to see the tulips!  I've never forgotten how beautiful they are! 

Oh, and happy birthday, you! 

Mar 26, 2015 12:03 PM #30
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Larry Johnston
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Hi Kerrie La Guardia , You two sure look happy.  Were you tip toeing through the tulips?  By the Way Happy Birthday Kerrie.

Mar 26, 2015 02:01 PM #31
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How beautiful! I haven't seen fields of tulips since I lived in Europe!

Mar 27, 2015 03:25 AM #32
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Sharon Parisi
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What a beautiful photo of you and your mom.  A belated Happy Birthday Kerrie!  May this be the beginning of an extraordinary year for you!

Mar 28, 2015 05:09 PM #33
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Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert
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Kerrie,

 Great picture and I love tulips one of my favorites! Have a great day!

Apr 01, 2015 06:03 AM #34
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Hi Kerrie,

Wonderful picture of you and your mom in a field of tulips. I fell in love with tulips when I ran my first half marathon in 1991 up in Solvang, CA as the entire race was just hills and hills of tulips in every color imaginable.

Apr 05, 2015 06:33 AM #35
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Susan Alvine
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Great picture! Tulips are my favorite flower, they herald in spring.

Apr 07, 2015 12:18 AM #36
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Roy Kelley
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Spring flowers will be especially welcome this year.

We have a very rainy morning in Maryland as we experience spring showers that are taking place as the Cherry Blossoms are getting ready to bloom.

Apr 08, 2015 01:20 AM #37
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I went to a tulip festival over the weekend with 100,000 tulips. It was breathtakingly beautiful. A blog post is to come soon.

Apr 15, 2015 12:00 AM #38
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