Experiences of an American woman who was married to a Serb.

Friday, November 30, 2007

Nepal: Where Pointsettias Grow Like Lilacs

On an intellectual level, I knew common US houseplants like spider plants, and maidenhair ferns must actually live someplace in the wild. They had to come from somewhere originally, right? But, when you're walking down the street and the poinsettias are blooming away on branches several feet above your head, as opposed to potted clumps around your calves, the whole thing seems like a bit of a surreal, sub-tropical, drug trip.

Hello, my name must be Alice.

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