Monday, April 3, 2017

“It’s paradoxical that the idea of living a long life appeals to everyone, but the idea of getting old doesn’t appeal to anyone.”

~ Andy Rooney

These are the strangest tulips. They were treated the same as all the other tulips I’ve had: I snipped a bit off the end of the stems, cut a tiny slit into the stem right below the flower to prevent them from flopping over (a trick I learned from my sister-in-love), and then put them in water.

They never opened any further. Instead, they gradually turned to a papery consistently, that’s not without its own charm, but certainly not like any other tulip I’ve seen.

There’s a metaphor there.

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Today promises to be sunny and beautiful. My health issue is improving and I plan to spend a good portion of the day outside tending to things in the yard and down at the community garden. I woke feeling disconnected so need to remedy that this week too.

What are your plans for the week?

Thanks so much for stopping by. I'm here early most mornings with one of my photos and a few words about life and those thin places where faith intersects.
1 comment
  1. Work, classes, book group Thursday, 1st Fridays meeting on Friday. We enjoyed a bright, warm, sunny day yesterday – finally!

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