Recently, when he heard his Daddy say he was heading out to the shop responded, "Can I go to the shop too? ...I'm a good fixer." (Ha! Already, the powers of negotiation and persuasion are Strong in Matt's Mini-Me).
So, out to the shop he went, and a little while later, Matt came to the house and told me to hurry out with my camera, ensuring me that I would not be disappointed.
Here is what I saw when I stepped in the door:
And now for the close-up:
Yes, he wore those "safety glasses" most of the afternoon. And was Proud as can be. Good thing he doesn't know what a Geek is just yet, or else I would never have photos to blackmail him with later on in life!
Being allowed to steer the tractor for the first time:
And finally, while we're on the topic, here is a little shop update photo (since taken, there has been the addition of a pellet stove for warmth, and lights are now installed overhead... now for that tax return to arrive so the walls and ceiling can be installed!)