Karl smiled as he walked towards the garden area. He adjusted the pack he was carrying to make sure the boxes containing their lunch didn't spill. He had left a note in his mother's room inviting her to a picnic lunch and asked her to meet him in the garden. They would go from there to where they would eat.
He hoped she would like the meal he and Locke had prepared and he felt very proud he had been able to do it. He reached the garden and went to one of the benches and sat down. He took the pack off his back and sat back to wait for Helen.