Thursday, February 22, 2018


We’ve asked our parents to stop buying presents for our birthdays. Adding more stuff is counterproductive to our death purge. My mother is fine with that, but she couldn’t resist this little Gerber daisy. Boring pollination-mechanism notwithstanding, Gerber daisies are one of my favourites. I just hope I can keep this one alive long enough to plant it outside in May.


  1. Ah ha! I was in Send in the Clowns today and saw the perfect card for you, which got me to wondering about your birthday, since I had a vague recollection of a whole slew of them occurring around this time. Happy birthday!!! In celebration, I shall purge all objects of Swedish origin from my house.

    1. No - keep the Swedish stuff! Throw out everything else. PS - do you have Netflix yet? I'm binging on a great Swedish police procedural called THE BRIDGE. You have to read subtitles unless you speak Swedish, but it's great.

  2. I love gerbera daisies. I usually plant them in front of the house in the spring, but the summers here usually kill them.

  3. I'm always drawn to Gerbera daisies, and I manage to kill them quickly, sadly.

  4. Beautiful, and happy birthday! and how did I miss it? Oh yeah. The insanity that was last week.


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