Butterball, our Lhasa Apso, must have known something was up yesterday morning ~ I kept finding him hanging over the arm of my office chair ~ gazing intently out the window.
If I called him, he would look at me, but wouldn't budge from his "window on the world" position:
Until the Fed-Ex lady showed up, that is. Then he came alive and so did I! After just writing about orchids yesterday, I'm feeling beyond spoiled by my new package:
Could it really be "a Live Orchid Plant??" Oh my. Yes it could. Nestled securely inside the box, flown all the way from Hawaii, (Bob's Tropical's) was a Slipper "Paph" Orchid:
How wonderful is that? As you can see, the bud is a solid dark, rich, burgundy color. What you can't see is there's another bud coming up amongst the foliage as well. WOW. How lucky can one girl get? The tropical card enclosed:
had this message:
I so more than like it, I LOVE it! You're the BEST brother ever. Thank you ten million times over Thomas. What an amazing & thoughtful surprise. I will be enjoying this one for many years to come.