|Flower cutting tables - City of Hope float in the background|
|White glue and lettuce seed application....|
|DNA spiral gets poppy seeded|
|After dried flower heads are snipped, they get bagged and then sent to the blender for chopping.|
My area of expertise was the three tiered fountain on the float for City of Hope a Comprehensive Cancer Center.
|The "fountain crew" fresh and eager to begin!|
This was a "by chance" match up with the City of Hope float. Daughter and I spent the entire day thinking of our "Grams" (my mother in law) who was a success story and patient at City of Hope until September 2010 when she passed from liver cancer. Yes, I did say success story. You see, she lived nearly 6 years after her diagnosis of stage 4 breast cancer in her liver (never having had any cancer before). Originally, when her doctors told her they might help her survive another 2 1/2 years she told them, "5 would be good". We miss her very much, and know she was with us yesterday.
|Can you see how the seeds resemble stone and mortar?|
|Volunteers and family members create portraits of donors who gave life to ill patients through Donate Life.|
|A tired, proud, satisfied group of teens and their Coach. Thank you to the other "Mom who drives" for her photos!|
Congratulations and continued success, and to never loosing the energy it takes to be them!