After I wandered around the Good Shepherd Center grounds (and was asked for directions–guess I looked like I belonged: completely soaked and camera in hand must be normal!) I made my way to Meridian Park, which is right next to the Center.
It was SO COOL. I couldn’t find much information on the background of the park. It is littered with references to children’s books!
From stones engraved with book titles:
And little metal statues from various stories on all of the fence posts:
(You can really see the rain in the photo above… and I don’t think the little boy’s arm is supposed to be missing…)
And “Good Dog Carl” ready to play: