The irony is that instead of blogging, I'm supposed to be doing research for my directed reading course on blogging right now.
The following series of pictures documents the outcome of a birthday present that Shannon gave Michael last fall. It was a mysterious made-in-China gift that we threw away pretty quickly because what is it? Some kind of creepy mold?
Michael followed the instructions, pouring the mystery gel into the plastic base. The trees were thirsty. So was the mountain:
After a couple of hours we saw the first "blooms" on the "grass:"Then the trees turned pink. This is when we began to wonder what was in the mystery gel, exactly:
This is just before we put on face masks and threw the freak show away:
Thanks for the entertainment Shannon!