From the dress code for the Royal Ascot: “Ladies with a Grandstand Admission ticket are required to dress in a manner appropriate to a smart occasion.”
Is it weird that my garden makes me laugh? It seems that there are some peculiarities in the natural world that are just waiting for adolescent humor.
Exhibit A: The hairy anatomical plants.
This is a poppy. I think. Except that poppies are bi-annual plants and we had poppies last year. It’s also possible I have two different kinds of poppies, set on alternate years. Whatever they are, I giggle every time I get out the watering can.
1. That there are daffodils covering every spare inch of downtown.
2. Buskers with a beat – African dummers on every other block.
3. Giggling at middle-aged tourist couples in matching windbreakers.