Specific instructions, and days and days of pep talks seemed to work wonders. Each boy attacked, ...no, dove into, ...uh, no, made an effort at his assigned task.
Does stopping to have one's picture taken mean that Dad has to do more work?
"I will organize everything in the back of this truck. All of you - rake, trim, mow, weed and haul!" hee hee hee, I kid. This guy worked as hard as the rest of 'em!
A passing, official-looking helicopter seems like a good reason for a break!
All of the effort paid off, because the funeral chapel looks tended, loved, and cared for now! See...
Note: I may need a camera tripod, so as not to make roof overhangs appear to be hanging crooked!
You might think the boys were moaning and dragging their feet... well, a moan or two, but we were offering pizza for lunch to build up strength for the job and ice cream once the wilderness was tamed.
This inspired, little walk-up eatery is worth a visit. Hamburgers, bierocks, fresh-squeezed lemonade and ice cream!
You may also sort through and buy lovely potted plants, if you wish. Alma, an unexpected afternoon entertainment.