First you light your incense in the little candle box. You always burn the incense in groups of three.
Then you stand behind or kneel on the bench and talk about yourself: who you are, what you are doing, why you are there, your life situation, etc. Bow three times.
A Buddha sits on a lotus flower in this room
On the way home we passed a flower shop with these irresistable flowers. I saw many women carrying huge bunches of these stargazer lilies in the airport and on the subway from their boyfriends and such. Janet said that it was impolite to enter a store and ask to see the merchandise without purchasing anything, so I bought a stalk of the pick stargazer lilies with four gigantic flowers on it and we enjoyed the fragrance in the apartment for a whole week.
Tonight Mand and I watched "Meet me in St. Louis" and snacked on trailmix.