Kansas resident Lee Wilson planted 80 acres of sunflowers as a 50th-anniversary gift for his wife.
A total of 1.2 million sunflowers.
He did all of this without his wife’s knowledge, making it a surprise.
“What’s a guy get his gal for the 50th?” Wilson said. “And so I put a lot of thought into it, and she always liked sunflowers. And I thought, ‘This is the year to plant sunflowers,’ so I planted her 80 acres of sunflowers.”
“It made me feel very special,” said wife Renee Wilson. “It couldn’t have been a more perfect anniversary gift than a field of sunflowers.”
When I read this story, I had exactly one thought:
What a jerk.
Husbands like me are trying like hell to impress our wives, and then this jerk comes along and plants more than a million sunflowers for his wife.
Way to ruin it for the rest of us, Lee.