El Paso Times, by Maria Cortes Gonzales
El Pasoan Karen Cozad is not sure why, but poinsettias do not live long in her house.
"If someone buys me one, we offer it to the poinsettias God," she said jokingly. "I don't know what I do wrong, but all the leaves fall off. I've even tried repotting them, but I can't get them to work."