So … I was going to take a picture of one of my prayer plants to use for this post. Moved it away from the window, to get better light. Guess who immediately wanted in on it?! 🙂
Then he just remained in place.
The prayer plant is my favourite, potted plant. In my native tongue, they’re named «Moses’ tablets», and I can see the thought behind that.
When we first came to Saint John, I couldn’t get ahold of one, but every now and then they show up in the grocery store. I’ve bought two “spare ones”, now this last Spring … just to make sure 🙂.
These two, old ones looked completely dead until just recently. Anybody else but me, would have let them go. There was NO sign of life. I had in the back of my head, though, that I’d seen it make a come-back, so I left them there, in the window … gave them a little water to keep them moist. What do you know … about two months ago, I noticed the first “scroll” rearing its tip through the earth! Yay! They both came back, and now they look like this: