"What's this on the stove?"
"I think we could have a Running With Scissors movie about some strange person."
I was boiling decorative rocks to sterilize them before using them to dress a potted Amaryllis. I hate seeing soil in my houseplants--don't you? I last used those rocks to support a Paperwhite narcissus; I don't want some fungus to kill my Amaryllis bulb. I grew it from seed.