Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2019/05/10

[Author Prev] [Author Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next] [Author Index] [Topic Index] [Home] [Search]

Subject: [Leica] Nathan's PAD 5/5/2019: the magic cactus, again
From: cartersxrd at (CartersXRd)
Date: Fri, 10 May 2019 20:28:32 -0400
References: <> <>

DAMN, I hit the wrong parenthesis

i?m not a bit sad about your cactus?I think it?s the greatest!



> On May 10, 2019, at 8:25 PM, CartersXRd via LUG <lug at> 
> wrote:
> ;^(
> ric
>> On May 10, 2019, at 3:35 PM, Nathan Wajsman <photo at> 
>> wrote:
>> Most of you know the story: when my mother died in 2001, I drove back 
>> from Copenhagen to Zurich (where I was living at the time) with her 
>> favourite cactus. It lived with us in Zurich, moved with us to the 
>> Netherlands in 2003 and again to Spain in 2007. During all the moves, I 
>> did not entrust it to the moving company; instead, I drove it to its new 
>> home myself, including a 2-day, 2100 km drive from the Netherlands to 
>> Spain. 
>> After we settled in Spain, the cactus started flowering a couple of times 
>> a year. Clearly, it likes the sub-tropical climate of Alicante.
>> Last year, we bought a house (we had been renting until now) a few km 
>> north, close to the beach. The cactus of course moved with us, but it did 
>> not seem to thrive that well, perhaps because there was enough sunlight 
>> in the spot where I had placed it. A few weeks ago my wife moved it to a 
>> spot that gets more sustained sunshine, an voila?this week it rewarded 
>> us. Not only that, but the flowers open on Sunday, which was Mothers Day 
>> here in Spain?how fitting!
> _______________________________________________
> Leica Users Group.
> See for more information

In reply to: Message from photo at (Nathan Wajsman) ([Leica] Nathan's PAD 5/5/2019: the magic cactus, again)
Message from cartersxrd at (CartersXRd) ([Leica] Nathan's PAD 5/5/2019: the magic cactus, again)