...[insert drum roll here] ~ Patsy!!! Yay!! Patsy [my sweet aunt] won those awesome Brass Ball earrings from my last post!! I know she'll enjoy them! Thanks for all of the great comments everybody! And no, I still haven't called the eye doctor, but I will, I promise!! So, I bet you are curious about the cactus proverb!?! Here's why:
I bought this cactus 2 years ago and it was pretty full of blooms at the time. But then, last year it didn't bloom at all and started looking sickly. I thought it was dying. I kept it inside all winter and just kept it warm and watered and made sure it didn't die. When the threat of frost had past, I put it outside again and then noticed all of these little red shoots coming off of it. And now those red shoots are starting to bloom...the flowers are absolutely gorgeous and the plant is full of them. Here's what I woke up to this morning:
And all from this:
So the morel of this story is...never give up on something, just a little kindness and "tlc" can turn someone's life around.
love & peace always ~ Kathy
"Why always "not yet"? Do flowers in spring say "not yet"?" ~ Norman Douglas