You've been very difficult lately.
But I'm gonna be happy anyways.
Because I can be difficult too."
-Pig, from 07/31/2020 Pearls Before Swine comic strip
“At first, he talked about the flowers in the garden behind
his country house in Surrey. His voice still had its Midlands accent but was soft now and
barely audible. He knew the plants by name and took a few minutes with each
of them: ageratum, coreopsis, echinacea, rudbeckia…” -from Teller: A Novel, by Frederick Weisel
“The begonia is an amazing
plant... it just keeps going along and blooming, and when cut back, it starts
up again.” -Gladys Taber (1899-1980)
(Blooming begonia found at Missoula's marvelous Marchie's Nursery!)