It was time again to buy new orchids for our home. Of course, we drove to Westerlay Orchids Greenhouse in Carpinteria, for the best selection. So many colors to choose from.
We both love them because they last at least 3 months. They are easy to care for (2 ice cubes a week per orchid), like a well lit spot (not direct sunlight) and they keep us smiling every time we gaze at them.
"We humans think we are smart, but an orchid, for example, knows how to produce noble, symmetrical flowers, and a snail knows how to make a beautiful, well-proportioned shell. Compared with their knowledge, ours is not worth much at all.
We should bow deeply before the orchid and the snail and join our palms reverently before the monarch butterfly and the magnolia tree. The feeling of respect for all species will help us recognize the noblest nature in ourselves."