"I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can, using for my defense the only arms I allow myself to use -- silence, exile, and cunning." -- James Joyce
What is going on with this plant?
Obvously it is not in good shape, but for weeks now it has kept about half-a-dozen branches with green needles. It is disconcerting, like seeing a person for whom only seven toes and one ear seem to be alive. Does anyone know enough about plants to explain this?