Skipped running this morning to help our friend build the crib for her newborn daughter. Now it 95 degrees outside and unfortunately I don't plan on skipping this run so...... Anyways, about the crib. I didn't even think about what I might be getting myself into, but sure enough there it was... leaning against the wall in a box that was maybe 3 inches tall. For those of you that don't know, any box that small that is supposed to turn into a large piece of furniture, means that there is more than just "some assembly required" it means there is Massive Assembly Required.
Luckily I had a 1 1/2 year old helper to help move the project forward. He actually was a pretty good helper(better than some I can remember), he stayed out of the way, gave me the nuts and bolts I needed, and was always holding onto the small tool that I would have lost 15 times throughout the whole process had he not been holding onto it the entire time. He was really happy the whole time, so was I.
Monday, July 28th
4 hours ago