Sunday, February 17, 2008
the familiar and unfamiliar
When I lived in Houston I never paid much attention to the Bromeliads in the garden centers, for all I remember there were not any. Now I am seeing them everywhere - garden centers, Target, and Wal Mart, all have had a wide variety of colors - perfect for brightening cold winter days.
Speaking of which, our readers in Brasil will love this, the day before yesterday we had a snow storm - if my knees had not hurt so much I would have run up and down the street like we did as kids, arms spread and mouths open - enjoying the novelty, the beauty of a fresh snow fall.
Mom and I had to leave an hour early to go get Camillo in Phoenix for fear that the roads would get icy