Saturday, July 19, 2008
The Wesley Wallace army & band
Joysticks and game controllers aside, the boys went about the yard collecting various items of usefulness to make swords, shields and axes for their "war." Wesley Wallace actually has a kitchen trash bag box on his head! Apparently this was sufficiently workable for the fight.
The Butler Boys moved away a few months ago and came back for a short visit. We had a great time at our bonfire out at the beach where the boys took all their weapons out to the sand dunes for a full-on battle. They built forts out of the abundant driftwood logs and trees that have been carried down to the ocean by the raging winter storms and pile up on our beaches. For several hours they ran around, charging at one another with weapons drawn. At one point it felt as if we were on the set of a movie or something! There were 8 or 9 boys out there going at it! Mr. B took lots of pictures that I will post some other time.
On a side note, our older boys kept themselves busy pursuing other interests: