February 17, 2004

This morning, I carefully pulled three tulips out of the big vase, and put them in a small vase with a little bit of water to take to work. I thought to myself that I could very much use a small bit of color and love from my deadly tulips at work this week. I held the small vase between my legs in the backseat of Raj's car for the whole drive to Apple, so that the stems wouldn't crush. I took good care of them.

Until we arrived at Apple, and I set the vase on the trunk of the car so that I could retrieve my jacket. I watched them for a moment, noting that it was windy. But they looked ok, so I turned around to grab my jacket. And turned back to find them on the ground, stems snapped cleanly a few inches below each of the blossoms.

I do so hope this isn't a preview of the rest of my day.

Posted by shock at February 17, 2004 10:47 AM

It is an omen. I shall interpret for you.

It means: both girls and tulips need shelter from rain and the wind.

And that is probably all. {{hugs}}

Posted by: naomi_traveller on February 17, 2004 2:59 PM

It was an omen. I went into the hospital that day!

The flowers *know*.

Posted by: mrs l. on February 24, 2004 11:06 AM
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