It was tragic. In fact, I don't think I've had such strong feelings about a planty mishap since the alpine strawberry harvest of 2014.
Then came the decision: how to get home.
We all have certain rules by which we live our lives. For me, these include the following:
1: Always look both ways before crossing the road.
2: Always carry an omni-tool or Swiss army knife in your purse.
3: Always be prepared to whip up at least two different toys should you find yourself in close proximity to bored children.