September 5, 2012



Grant finished his final summer vacation project the other night. It was a beast. The school was getting rid of some old slate chalkboards over the summer and he was able to grab one for our house. Have you ever tried to maneuver a real old-fashioned slate chalkboard? They weigh a ton. After much planning on how to hang the 170-pound giant on a wall, and much heavy lifting, he got it up in Hadley's room. (it really is a miracle!) And then he drew her a picture and strung twinkle lights for her. What a sweet daddy.

With that, the summer came to a close.
Yesterday he started the 2012-2013 school year.
And I re-activated my gym membership.
Back to real life!

3 comments:

Kerri W. said...

Aw, I'm so jealous! :) A chalkboard is on my list of must-haves for when we have a house someday. And those twinkle lights are the perfect addition! Love it.

I can hardly believe summer is already over. Although, I must say, I'm very eager for everything the rest of the year holds. All my favorite things. :)

Chiara said...

Wow, I absolutely adore chalkboards! When I was in school I always waited for recess to draw and write on the chalkboard. Hadley is so lucky to have such a fun and thoughtful dad!

Kaitlyn Luce said...

Oh, I'd love to see the whole finished product. I love old things being re-purposed or being put to use again.

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