Second Acts: She Loved Being a Doctor. Now She Loves Being a Florist.

For Susan Garetz, flower arranging used to be a hobby. Now it’s a passion.

Susan Garetz, a retired otolaryngologist who now makes floral arrangements, says she enjoys hearing the stories of why people buy flowers.

Photo: Matthew Shapiro

香蕉视频苹果下载Susan Garetz, a retired ear, nose and throat specialist, says she became a florist after retiring for the same reason she became a doctor: “I wanted to make people happy,” she says. “Who doesn’t love to get flowers?”

Dr. Garetz, age 62, spent 24 years as an otolaryngologist at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann Arbor. She says she wasn’t completely sorry to retire in 2016. While she loved her job and colleagues, the increasing pressure to see more patients and fill out more records on the computer led her to...

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