Today: Virescent

According to Miriam Webster's:

\vuh-RESS-unt\ adjective

*1 : beginning to be green : greenish
2 : developing or displaying the condition of becoming green due to the development of chloroplasts in plant organs (as petals) normally white or colored

The adjective doesn't obviously correlate to growth from an adult point of view: the green archetype as tender (like shoots from the ground), birth, inexperience, newness, innocence.

But perhaps it is also stripping down, using the layers of the past as the building blocks toward tenderness? "beginning to be green" seems so poignant.

memorable and evocative, Housemartin's post on figs is beautiful to think about through the workday.

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