Friday, May 4, 2012

2012 Hat Lunch AKA Central Park Conservancy 30th Frederick Law Olmstead Awards Luncheon

Usually it is a glorious spring day with the sun showing its light and heat, but it wasn't to be so this past Wednesday, May 2nd. Despite the darkness, the day was beautiful. The gardens and girls did not disappoint.
Conservatory Garden in Central Park
The English Garden

The French Garden

Tents for the Afternoon's Festivities
Under the Cocktail Tent, a Splendid Array of Color

Girls Thinking Pink

Blending into my Surroundings
Chilled Asparagus Vichyssoise with Parmesan Panna Cotta, Iced Tea takes it to an HNL
Conservancy Cobb Salad with Truffled Deviled Egg
Miniature Sundaes, Cappuccino Crunch and Lemon Raspberry

A Poem Given to Me by Mikel
Under the Tent
Smokers through the Plastic Tent Wall Look like Monet Paintings

Judy and Me
Flowers and Butterflies

Variety is the Spice of Life.

Wings Working
Good Looking Gabbing
The Divine Miss M
21st Century version of the 19th Century
I went Bananas over Her

Flowers Make Magic
Seeing Red
Flowers in the Foreground
Some Mad Hatters
Post-Meal Snacks
Notice the Different Textures in Black and White
Working Color and Elegance

Upon Departure, More Petit Fours
The Chariot Homeward Bound
Rosemary Ponzo and her Paper Masterpieces
Creativity, Imagination, Beauty and Pure Joy are the hallmarks of this occasion.

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