Sunday, June 16, 2013

A Picnic at the Rose Garden

For Glenn's birthday last November, I gave him the gift of twelve envelopes, and inside each one was a pre-planned date for every month of the year.  Anyway, the date for this month was to play croquet and have a picnic at the Rose Garden.  Since babysitters are in short supply around here, Violet came too!

We had a wonderful time.  The weather was perfect (like low 70s) and we just found a corner of the park where there weren't too many passers-by, and set up our croquet game!  After one game (Glenn won, naturally), we had our picnic, which was take-out Indian food and delicious.

You may notice I didn't get many pictures with Violet's face in them, and that is because she was a very busy girl.  She had the best time running around, smelling the flowers.  The flowers were all so beautiful.

She also spent a lot of time collecting leaves for me.
You'll notice that all of the leaves in front of me in that picture are of a modest size.  She walked a little ways away from me, and when I looked up, this is what I saw.
"I got a big one, mama!"

Haha, she makes me laugh.  Anyway, Violet had so much fun that we think we'll have to go back soon to let her run around there again.

1 comment:

  1. Fun date! We love the picture of Violet dragging the branch with the sun backlighting her hair.
    Dan and Jackie (we're looking at this together)