I have wanted to see this for many years, and finally did. Absolutely great! I love seeing excellence. And to think that so many are consumed with excellence when it is only for a perishable wreath? How much more ought I as a Christian shoot for excellence! (I Cor. 9:24-27) It also makes me long for churches to be more like a great restaurant.
Because of several visits over the years to Boston and New York City, I have become increasingly interested in the work of Frederick Law Olmsted. Olmsted is the first American landscape architect and responsible for many park designs, including Central Park. If you are not familiar with Olmsted, here’s a nice video to introduce him to you:
This past January I was in the Bay Area. Our youngest son, Chris, was looking into PhD programs at both University of California, Berkeley and Stanford. I just had to take him to Pebble Beach Country Club and Carmel. He was quite willing to go. Imagine this place when all the effects of sin are lifted!