This Sunday, day 3 of my relaxation month, a dear old friend came to visit. Once upon a time, we worked together. She even took over my office when I moved to another office. It was always so funny going in there after that because it was a freaking jungle/greenhouse. She was truly plant obsessed. If you ever heard the story of how we got into a fight about trees and my paper waste, you would understand.
When we were trying to figure out what to do that day we had a hard time narrowing down options. The mall, drinking wine, eating, manicures, shopping for plants… You can see what won right? She was looking for a very specific succulent. I feel as if it had panda in the name. Good news is we found it. The bad news is that I stared at them too long. I kept remembering how many times I wanted to get a succulent, but I thought the price was ridiculous for a little plant that looked like rubber and could easily be faked. It turns out, they are cheap in the garden section. Just don’t get them in the floral area of a store. If roses are near by, it increases the property value.
I bought that damn succulent grouping for $4. I also got a little cactus for $3. The question we will have to answer is which I kill first. If I was more optimistic, I would say which is more like me, fake looking or prickly. At the end of the day, I keep my cats alive quite well. I will just have to work hard to keep these alive too. They are my new symbols of a new way of life. I should at least try to keep them alive through the month.