Thursday, June 7, 2007

The Beast that took 4 days to build!

Well here it is! This thing was no picnic to put up! We started on Memorial Day, something I thought would be fairly quick to begin, took hours. Do you see the 6 vertical green posts? Well, it took 3-4 hours to get them up, connected, and level!!!! Can you guess who got to hold them in place during this scientifically calculated process??? Yep~me! I felt like I was crucified on the cross with my arms extended to either side for hours; long, hot, thirsty hours. By late Monday evening, we were only on step 12 of 87. At that point, I would have said "forget it" and paid someone an obscene amount of money to do it for us. Bruce said he would work on it on Tuesday while I took Rianna and Jaden to dance class. He ended up working on it all day. Wednesday, both Bruce and I chaperoned the 1st graders picnic day at the park and bowling alley. It was a long, half day, but much easier than I had anticipated. He went right to work on the play set when we got home. Cut to the end~by Thursday evening, the kids could swing. They just love it!!! But I have to give Bruce a lot of credit, he did nearly all of it by himself.


Cheryl said...

Hey Miss Ally!
Love your blog! And I love the new bows I got today from you!!! So darling. Thanks, sweetie. :)

Allison said...

Hey there Cheryl! I am glad you like the bows! Hugs!