Architects, Eat Your Heart Out

Today is Saturday. I am still too sick to do a bike ride, but with the assistance of a heavy dose of ibuprofen, I’m feeling well enough to do some low-level stuff with Benji.

Such as the 45-minute architectural wonder we call the Rainbow Castle.

First we built the castle. Benji said, “It needs a strong foundation to hold the rest up.” Good call! He remembered that from a Veggie Tales video (!). I didn’t take any pictures until the main tower was built.
Rainbow Castle 1

Then we decided to build a wall and a moat.
Rainbow Castle 2

We finished that and then added some rainbow blocks around the wall, because rainbow.
Rainbow Castle 4

Rainbow Castle 5

Then we took Benji’s $31 dollars he saved up from his allowance for many months and went to Snapdoodle. There Benji made some really good optimizing choices. He found a two $10 Lego sets and determined that he could still buy a stuffed animal that was $10 or less. So he found one $8 stuffed dolphin, and bought all three things for $30.77 with tax. Talk about getting the most out of your money!
Allowance Booty

Silly Cat Riddle Song, and Other Stuff

Listening to our Pandora station for kids, we heard this song:

Thank you, Pandora, for possibly the silliest song we’ve heard in a long time. Love it!

Benji got his first cold, right on time, three days after his first full day of school; it was massively rainy so I converted my big, outside ride into a short trainer ride; and clearly we were meant to spend all of yesterday playing Legos, building Legos, and sorting Legos. Benji is getting pretty good at building with the small-size Legos.

And then I spent about four hours (!!) in the evening making two apple pies for church. I hope they taste OK.
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