Photos of two very different orchids from the New Zealand Orchid Society's Auckland show that I visited today. I don't know - sometimes I think orchids are beautiful and sometimes I think they're creepy. Especially the really big blooms that are so perfect they look like they're made of plastic. Maybe just don't look too closely at them.
Reading:Can't we talk about something more pleasant?- a memoir by Roz Chast. The author is an only child and her parents are in their nineties. It's about how she experiences their decline and deaths. And it's honest and sad and funny.