It is Friday afternoon and over the past hour or so, the sky has started getting a little dark and the wind has picked up. Tyson and Jori are outside right now eager for the storm to start. Normally, they are both a bit wary of the possible thunder and lightning that might accompany a storm, but not today. Today they are preparing to ride out the storm in their umbrella fort.
The Umbrella Fort
They have been out working on their fort for about 45 minutes.In order to ensure that the umbrella, which is basically the whole fort, does not blow away, they have been busy rigging up a little system to keep it in place.
The rigging system
Our budding engineers
There is one piece of rope, a stick, a 2x4, a paint can (full of old paint and cat litter), a paint roller, and a garbage can. I don't think that umbrella is going anywhere!
There is nothing that makes my heart happier than when my kids show love to each other and enjoy being in each others company. I am thankful that these two have been becoming closer and closer to each other.Their bond will serve them well when future storms come, weather related or not.