Two succulents in the basket survived although they looked lanky. The kalanchoe in the photo were lanky and, after reading up on them, I tried everything I could think of to get them to respond but they slowly withered.
The only plant that appreciated my intervention was the miniature jade plant. I found out that it grows outside in the shade here so I put it on my patio and it grew more leaves almost instantly.
I felt bad that so many plants died even though I wasn't in charge of them so when I found out my boss was coming back today I bought a succulent bowl like the one that died. Unfortunately, it was in a round bowl and the wife's pot was oval so I had to rip all the plants out and re-pot them in the original bowl. I was going to take a picture but after I loaded the remaining 3 plants in to my truck and driving to work, I realized that I forgot my purse and phone. I was so worried about getting the plants in the truck without dropping them I totally forgot that my purse wasn't in the truck. It was a long day without my phone but I really don't need it. The thing I missed the most was my chapstick. I should keep a back-up in my desk. And it is a good thing I got gas yesterday.
I insisted that my boss take the succulent plants home tonight. I did not want to be responsible for them and I certainly didn't want them spending the weekend in the dark office. I think that is part of the reason that they all died, well, that and over-watering. I will gladly go back to a house free of houseplants. I like to keep my plants outdoors. One more day until the weekend! After the very busy weekend I had last week, I am ready to sleep in and relax.