Last week, as I sent off five more thank-you cards, I noticed that there was something vaguely familiar about the leaf on the front of the card. I had bought the cards after my bridal shower and since I liked them I had bought a great quantity of them, anticipating a future need for thank-you cards. I used them for thank-you cards for my bridal shower and more recently as thank-you cards for wedding gifts.
In my mind I was associating the leaf with something important but I was at a complete loss to recall what it was. Then, suddenly, while discussing the issue of the legalization of drugs with some friends, it came to me. There was a stylized marijuana leaf on the front of the thank-you cards I had been sending out.
This is a marijuana leaf:
This is one of the cards in question:
I find this utterly hilarious. (Or as Silas would say "I was hilarified.") For half a second I was worried about certain people of my acquaintance being offended by this strange resemblance. But I decided that no one would notice except the people who live in Eugene and the people who live in Eugene wouldn't care anyway.
Right? I mean, that's a totally logical conclusion...