November 22nd, 2006

22 Nov 2006, by


I’m running out of steam on this every day posting business. It feels weirdly like a Friday for some reason. I hope everyone who is traveling arrives safely at their destination. I hope everyone shares warmth and good food over the next couple of days with either family or friends or both.

I took Sophia to the Chihuly Exhibit at the Botanical Gardens today. It’s the first time we’ve been to the gardens. The day was beautiful, and we both enjoyed ourselves immensely. I bought a bunch of seeds half off, which is a good deal, and they’ll probably germinate fine come spring. I told myself, in the Climatron (which is this cool geodesic dome, visible from the highway), that if I ever needed to remember the smell/sound/sight of the jungle, I could just come here. Sophia kept calling it “the Climatrarion”. There was something cool about being on the grounds when many of the beds are dormant and most of the trees have lost their leaves. It’s probably stunning in spring and summer, but today it was soothing and beautiful. I highly recommend a wintertime visit.

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