Thoughts of a geek

6 January 2008

A tree

Filed under: Humourous, Me — Tags: , , — qwandor @ 1:02 pm

This morning, at around 9:50 am, I was walking from the fruit and vegetable market to church (as I do almost every Sunday), when a woman came up to me with a small tree in a green plastic pot with gold-coloured foil around it.
“Would you like a free tree?” she asked.
I replied that I did not really have anywhere to put it, but she gave it to me anyway, putting it into the bag in which I was carrying 3 carrots and 6 eggs which I had just bought. She said something about going away somewhere, it being a bonzai of some sort, and that she was sure that I would take good care of it, then returned to her car and drove off, leaving me with the tree. I continued my walk to church, with one bag rather more full than it had been. A few minutes later, I removed the foil.

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2 Comments »

  1. Do you still have it?

    Comment by Katie — 13 August 2009 @ 10:09 pm

    • No. It died last year unfortunately, and then I think one of my flatmates threw it out. I guess I did not water it often enough.

      Comment by qwandor — 13 August 2009 @ 11:42 pm


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