I know this because she texted the group
chat last night to say that anyone who was
thinking of sending her a bouquet should
make sure it doesn’t contain any lilies,
particularly the stargazer variety.
Was I supposed to send a bouquet?
Are we a bouquet family now?
Well, there goes the day lily
arrangement I was apparently
supposed to bring to Thanksgiving.
Perhaps I could try goldenrod or
Also, how common is a lily allergy, really?
What’s the current level of awareness?
Not that Kim would make this up, of
course, but wouldn’t it be far more
dangerous to, say, offer her daughter
a bouquet of pistachios or give
Grandma a gluten arrangement?
Come to think of it, isn’t Kim’s daughter
named Lilly? Is that irony?
Has anybody commented on this?
I won’t say anything, of
course. People don’t like
irony that may irritate their
Thank you for letting me know,
I write instead. I’ll keep it in mind.