So, here is your Question of the Day:
What do you think my chances are of keeping a plant alive? For the records, it's a maidenhair fern.
Background: I used to have a jade plant in our bathroom, which faces north and has a small window that provides a little indirect light. But then it got too giraffe-like and Chris rescued it and installed it in our kitchen, which gets plentiful, direct sunlight from the south.
Once the jade plant left, I promptly and successively killed three plants, who either didn't care for my watering style (sporadic, but plentiful. Think: Flash flood) or didn't get enough light.
The last victim:
But then I came across this little gem in the store today:
And best of all, here is the care description:
I think maybe....20% chance of survival. Wish me luck.
Seattle friends, did you see that Amazon is opening up a grocery store that will have no checkout lines (or checkers?).
Lab grown diamonds are becoming a thing! I'm actually so excited about this, probably on par with them coming out with fake meat that passes for the real deal. I love my engagement ring...but I also carry around a fair amount of guilt about how it was (probably) procured.
Moose locked antlers then froze in a stream. When we went up to the Arctic circle this year, the tiny (but awesome!) visitor's center in Coldfoot had a pair of male caribou that had met a similar fate. Ugh. Not a good way to go.
Added to my list: The best fiction books of 2016 (so far)