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Retro Grandma

Saturday, April 8th, 2006


I saw an ad for a retro Cosco red stool at our neighborhood discount store. Being vertically challenged, I can always use a step stool in the kitchen and I thought this would fit right in with our 50’s house.


I opened the box and found the parts:


Last night M & M spent the night and so while they played Nutcracker Ballet, I assembled the chair. We have a large collection of classical music. Mia said. "Gramma, you have a lot of ballet music!" So we decided that we need to have a second set of ballerina clothes here for her to perform in. She really wanted something special to wear, so I told her that when ballerina’s practice they dress just like she was dressed. That seemed to satisfy her. She was the princess and Milo was a Knight.

Here is Milo trying out the chair after it was assembled:


And then Mia gave it a try:


Did you notice the new rug in the background? We bought it yesterday. It is a Pakistani rug and I just love the colors. Here are a couple of other views:



And here is the new carpet for Mr. C’s office:


We are making progress. Tomorrow will not be a good day for getting work done. We have church in the morning and then we want to stop by Crafty Wonderland to see  how Steph is doing. It is her first foray into the craft show circuit. Then we are going to Cirque du Soleil at 5 pm.