Saturday, July 7, 2012

Beach Dreams

Now, Disney probably would take issue with this, but for a kid and his buddies on this beautiful stretch of beach building a structure like this, well, it's what dreams are made of... sort of. I can only imagine that it must have been loads of fun constructing this beach lean-to of driftwood, dried seaweed and such. It had a neat opening on the other side and was big enough for 3-4 small ones to sit, swap stories and reveal untold family secrets. These are magical times.

20 comments:

  1. Yep, you found the real DreamWorks.

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  2. As a former fort builder in my youth I would say this one is one of the best I have seen! -- barbara

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  3. I used to build forts when I was a kid too! This one is pretty fancy compared to what mine looked like.

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  4. That's a pretty impressive structure Birdman, whoever is responsible may have a career to look forward to haha!

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  5. Hahahahaha! I just saw your 'shandy' comment..they're good yeh!!

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  6. I agree witcha. But I never made such a beach hut. I'll bet it stinks! What I really want to know, though, is your family secrets. Nah, I don't think I could handle that. :-)

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  7. absolutely! whether a driftwood fort or a snow fort, same fun involved.

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  8. Looks like a castle to me! :)
    Was sleeping beauty inside?

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  9. Stuff like this gives me hope. So many kids don't want to go outside any more.

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  10. You brought me back a few decades...

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  11. I'd say that is a very clever construction job!

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  12. Marchin O'Neachtain emphatically saidJuly 7, 2012 at 11:52 AM

    FAMILY SECRET: Do you know that Birdman has taught me a few ways to build Tree Houses, Free standing ground forts, forts near stone walls, and ice castles, snow forts,and hidden rooms in the woods too. Thank God, the younger brother (Sorry BMAN) used to tag along even if I was told not too. Persistance pays dividends! How else was I supposed to learn how to construct a meeting club house.

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  13. Ha , being a kid again! this would be my Robinson Crusoe's house on a lost island, where so much adventures would be waiting for me ... (sigh)

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  14. We spent most of the summer building forts when I was a kid! Love this one!

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  15. This a wonderful kid's fort or this is a house of an ancient tribe of Neanderthals. I've seen some Neanderthal shelters that were very similar.

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  16. Nothing like building your own fort.

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  17. It must have been fun indeed!
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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