In the category of "being nice to people who are nice to me and having a lot of fun doing it," I told Martha I would be happy to volunteer for a few hours for an open garden event in Ithaca on Saturday.
Oh, woe is me, I had to sit in the beautiful sun for two hours and look at this:
I actually knew a few people who came through the tour, whom I had not seen in awhile, which was an added benefit. I must get out more!
Proceeds went to The Garden Conservancy and the Community Beautification" program.