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Rainbow Bouquet

To honor Pride Day Monterey, I decided to make a bouquet of flowers using the colors of the rainbow. The rainbow has long been a symbol of hope and the promise for a safe future. In 1978, the first LGBTQ+ rainbow flag, symbolizing pride and unity was unfurled at the San Francisco Gay and Lesbian Freedom Day Parade.

As with “Mixed Bouquet,” diversity, acceptance, and beauty are most easily expressed using all varieties and combinations of flowers. 

If we can appreciate the uniqueness and individuality of each individual flower and experience the joy of seeing all colors and types mixed, perhaps we can enjoy all people on our planet and accept and appreciate each other for the unique and beautiful beings we are.