I know you are used to seeing double around here with the twins, but today it was a little bit different and a lot more stinky! Well the “stinky” is relative since twin toddlers can be quite stinky more often than just “rarely” so…..
Off to Phipps Conservatory we went to see the Corpse flower (Amorphophallus titanium) blooming. It blooms once every 10 years and when it does, it emits an awful smell which lasts 12 hours! According to Phipps it is one of the largest and rarest flowers on earth, growing two to six inches a day!
This flower was named after the movie director George Romero who is most famous for his Zombie movies, “Dawn of the Dead”.
While we were in line waiting to see the flower, Mason started praying that we didn’t come face to face with any of those Zombies! Or perhaps he was praying that it wasn’t going to be too stinky…. A mother never quite knows what goes on in her toddlers mind!
Well a couple of weeks ago I went to an estate sale at George Romero’s house and I landed myself a cool portrait of Mr. Romero and a script.
I decided to take Romero to go see his name sake, so we tried to get the boys to pose with the man of the hour….
YUP, that went well! LOL.
No perfect pictures today but we got a residual whiff of old scary George.
Hope Romero liked meeting Romero!
Quick! Hurry and go see it before it dies – sadly in 24 hours!
Lucky to see this rare beauty today in Pittsburgh.