We had a hometown weekend last weekend which you read about here.
You saw all the greenery that I swooned over, but I left out the real reason we were there. You may have figured it out from this Instagram shot.
or possibly this one….
The Missouri Botanical Gardens was hosting the annual Lantern Festival.
It is art by day, and magic by night.
We were supposed to go see the magic, but they were sold out the last two weeks it was open. And because we are naturally procrastinators, we only got to see the art. Whoomp, whoomp, whoomp.
But it’s all good in the hood y’all….it was still neat.
The main attraction was a giant dragon made of fine china. It was amazing.
I love the macho-ness of dragons and the delicate-ness of the teacups. The whole thing was a beautiful oxymoron.
The detail was impossible to capture, wish we coulda got a night view.
We also took a stroll down zodiac lane. I learned something new…..T is a dog.
Literally. Good to know up front I guess. I think it’s important for him to know I am a feisty tiger too.
That wraps up our Botanical Garden trip…..stay tuned for the real fun.
Pretty pretty 🙂 I wanted to go but settled for the great forest park balloon glow in a few weeks instead!
I told Tim we absolutely HAVE to go….I havent gone since I was a kid and I have tried to go the last six years!!!!! When is that anyways?
The balloon glow is September 14th.. Balloon race is Sept 15th.
Ps- Can’t resist the urge to brag about the fish tank I got for $3 today! It’s smaller than my other one but it’s perfect for a nursery tank. Can’t wait to fill it up this afternoon!
Ohhhhhhhhh no! We will be out of town…..this is a tragedy
Aw boo. That’s crappy.
Tell me about it! This is just my luck, happens every year!!! Mayeb next time 🙂