Our favorite park in town is just the next block over, actually it's Jim and Mal's front yard, and the church uses it for different outdoor events from time to time, like the family Easter egg hunt. Someone in a
Lucy and Sugar were there, of course.
Busted our minister getting into the cookies before lunch was served.
That hat! The best.
The same architect who designed NYC's Central Park designer Gardiner Park. Isn't that cool?
It couldn't have been more picture perfect. I wish you could've been there! It reminded me of that scene in Steel Magnolias. You know the one I'm talking about?
Afterward, we nearly killed ourselves hustling to dig and finish both flowerbeds before sundown. Ben was spreading mulch after dark by the light of the truck low beams, so who knows what it actually looks like out there now? I snapped this picture before the light was all gone—sans mulch. I can't wait to show you how it really looks finished once the flowers all grow to be full size. I ended up going with trailing rosemary, lavender, delphiniums, angelonia serena, and white lantanas. I'm so glad we've done it! Please excuse the leaf blower, mulch and water jug. We were moving like crazy people to get it done.