Japanese Flower – Chrysanthemum

White chrysanthemums are the flowers displayed at funerals in Japan.  I am writing this blog in honor of colleagues who have passed away, one of whom lost a 3 week battle to cancer today.  The other ten people were Japanese who suffered a violent attack at a project in Algeria.

Let’s all be reminded to make use of our days to the fullest and give our loved ones a hug.

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Credit: Wikipedia

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2 Responses to Japanese Flower – Chrysanthemum

  1. Our Adventure in Croatia says:

    in Italy we use the same flowers, with the same meaning. Time on this earth is short and precious.

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