Friday, March 06, 2009


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!)


mainely stitching said...

Beth, your kids are AWESOME!!!

Julie's Keepsakes said...

Ah...monkey see monkey do. LOL That is so so sweet! Daddy's little helper indeed. :D

I can't wait to see Matt's shop done.

JoJo said...

What wonderful memories you're making, for yourself and for your family. All of your pictures are priceless and I can guarantee you that in only a few years, you'll look at them and cry. Time goes so darn fast.........!