Archive for May, 2010

The Little Things

This morning when I walked into work, I was presented with this from one of the teachers.


What a spontaneous and wonderful gift! I keep a little handmade vase on my desk, which was itself a gift from a kind friend. When she gave them to us, they were still all curled up into tight little pink buds, but by second period they had already started opening up to greet the day.

Despite the fact that Japan seems to have bestowed upon me a Permanent Cold, these flowers have kept me cheerful all week. Sometimes, it’s the little things that make all the rest of it worthwhile.


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