Saturday, November 05, 2005
This is our firstborn son, Herb. Thinking about it, though, I wonder if the phrase "firstborn" might be a bit inappropriate, considering that he was actually adopted from Home Depot. So this is our firstadopted son. Herbie is a sixteen-month-old cactus, and is currently not as healthy as he looks in this picture. When we first got him, he grew and grew and grew. Then he stopped growing and got shorter and fatter. Then he morphed back into a ball, but a smaller ball, and of a less-than-healthy-looking green hue. We give him a good watering every other week and keep him in sunlight with some other plant friends. I can't figure out where we've gone wrong. To rephrase Jacob 5, "What more could we have done for my cactus?" We're hoping he'll pull through it. If anyone has any suggestions, let us know.