It might frost tonight (booooooo!), so I went out back to get a sample or two off our crabapple tree and get them in water so I would have something to draw tomorrow.
This is the sample I was trying to get:
This is the sample I actually ended up with:
Um. Oops. My mom was very understanding under the circumstances. It looked like the core of the branch was rotten, which explains why the whole thing snapped off when I went for the smaller twig.