Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Teeter Totter

This Sunday, after everyone was feeling a little better, Kevin decided he should do a project with the boys.

My husband amazes me with his ability to decide to do something, and then just do it.

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away (okay, in a town not so far away) the older boys had bunkbeds. Until one night, little boy # 3 who had just turned two, climbed up and fell off. It was horrific. Their mommy was so traumatized that she had the daddy take the bunk beds apart upon arriving home from the hospital in the middle of the night. She felt bad because he had built the bunk beds for these boys and the boys loved their bed. However, the daddy agreed that for safety's sake, they should be taken apart. So, they were left with a pile of wood.

This wood was saved for some future project. Eventually some of the wood was disposed of, but much of it was still in the garage.

This brings us to Sunday. I don't know why he thought to build a teeter totter. It never would have occurred to me. They went out in the garage and in a few hours we had...

The teeter totter (complete with "upholstered" seats) is now on the back patio, and they love playing on it. These are the times that make me smile!

1 comment:

Sara said...

Seriously? How much fun is that?!?!?

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