Tuesday, January 19, 2010

It's Almost Time

It's like anticipating a pregnancy. We're definitely in the third trimester and I feel like a proud, expectant parent. All this waiting ... it's even a little nerve-wracking.

So much could come into play, you know. A rogue super-ball could ricochet off the mantel and accost a young bud. Small hands might get too curious, or it could just tumble to it's doom during some evening wrestling mayhem. Such perilous possibilities!

Now I just pace the floor, wringing my hands in wait for the birth of the first bloom. I'll let you know just as soon as they're here.

4 comments:

  1. My orchid is about to do the same thing! I have been seeing little buds forming and I so look forward to seeing the beautiful blooms. It really is like waiting for birth :)

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  2. Remember how I commented on your earlier orchid post about how my new shoot was just leaves? I kept meaning to cut it off and I'm glad I didn't because out of those leave came the stem for the new blossoms. Good thing I'm not on top of things at my house!

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  3. Oh, oh, oh! There is very little that delights me more than anticipating an orchid about to burst forth in bloom.

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