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Day 334 – Thankful for Legos

25 Aug

Today I am thankful for Legos.

Seriously, is there any toy or creative outlet that even begins to compete with the awesomeness of Legos?  Nope!  By far and away the best toy-ish things ever!

Gavin has been saving up a chunk of cash for a while and finally had enough to get the big thing he really wanted, the Lego Minecraft Village!  The 1,600 piece behemoth showed up today and he’s feverishly putting it together…

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There are few things that can both calm the savage beast and evoke so many smiles as Legos.  There’s the calming side of building something by following the directions and a smile once it is completed.  Another smile when it’s torn apart and rebuilt into a new crazy creation built purely from imagination  (why am I envisioning Benny the 1980’s something spaceman screaming “SPACESHIP!!!”).  Along with yoga, Legos are one of the few times that Gavin and I (& Dominic) can get completely lost in the moment and pay absolutely zero attention to the world around us.

It’s kind of funny, I went back through some old pics and found other ones from back in the day.  If I really combed through I’m pretty sure there’s a ton of pictures that involve Legos and either looks of extreme focus or pure ecstasy.

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Thanks for creating such an awesome thing for us Ole Kirk Christiansen, you are my hero!!!  I can’t imagine leaving a legacy of so many millions of smiles.

Thanks!!!

 
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