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February 04, 2004

I bought tulips today

I saw Andrea's tulip yesterday, and have been thinking about how long winter seems and how much I miss flowers.

On the way home today, I saw a lady selling flowers at the metro station. I was going to be frugal, one stem is 5 griven and a bit of an indulgence. But as she reached to give me change, I impulsively asked for three tulips. (In Ukraine, you can only buy an odd number of flowers--even numbers are for funerals and the flower ladies will not sell an even number unless they are sure someone is dead.)

I was feeling a bit sheepish for splurging, but as I rode the escalator to the metro platform, I realized that my little bouquet was less than three dollars.

Totally worth it for the splash of color, the bit of joy added in the midst of winter.


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Totally worth it. :)

Posted by: Andrea at February 4, 2004 01:39 AM

A little off-topic but just wanted to say I liked the layout of the site

Posted by: Tracy at August 8, 2004 08:07 PM

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