Wednesday, February 17, 2010
Growing before my eyes
tulips continue to "grow" after you bring them home
and put them in water. I love Martha Stewart, and
now a friend gives me the magazine as a year long
gift for my birthday. We've been away the past two
weekends, and couldn't follow our usual rituals --
buying flowers for one another at one of the flower
shops on Avenue Road. So I picked up some tulips
and roses on the way home from work tonight to
cheer up the house. When I brought the bunches of
tulips in (hastily purchased at the supermarket) they
were tight buds, furled deeply inside their big boy
protective green leaves.
By the time I sat down to draw them after dinner they
were starting to emerge, and I was blown away by their
Have an enjoying-putting-flowers-around-your-house day.
- Barbara Muir
- Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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