I set the table with all the rose-covered china I had, and used pastels and pink as a color theme. The napkins tied with silvery pink ribbons were a hit with my nephew. I think he was being facetious, but I forgave him. After all, I let him and his dog, Abbott, come, even though it was a girls-only event.
Here are some late-spring garden scenes.
While it's been a good year for blossoms, the rain pelted my iris, peonies, azaleas and roses. In fact some iris and peonies lost their color due to all the rain.