Maggie Griepenstroh

A lovely letter along with 2 postcards from Maggie Griepenstroh, sent from Nebraska City, NE. I met Maggie in the flower shop where she works: First Class Flowers on central street.

Maggie and her collegues where very busy to prepare the flower arrangement for Valentine's. Nevertheless they spared some time for a friendly chat and shown me around their shop. We found out that there are some beautiful names for the same flower in Latin, English and German: gypsophila = baby's breath in English.  Schleierkraut in German. "Schleier" means "bridal vail.

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