more fancy -schmancy engines had.
But that train didn’t really know that or maybe I should say
he didn’t let it define who he was.
that was filled with toys that needed to get over a mountain but couldn’t
He didn’t know if he could pull the other train, especially up and over the mountain
and the whole time he chugged along,
Truly, The Little Engine That Could is a book and story that has resonated
with me in many ways…
you can bet that there will be more about that mantra included.
But today it is all about a certain fireplace.
little fireplace that could.
I am unfortunately not able to join the trip this year as I have the past 2 years
Hopefully next year I will be joining them and helping out again but
the fireplace that could from last years adventure yet.
So here you go-
A tale from a far away place long, long ago…
(okay, it was the midwest last year but who is keeping track?)
to furnish the Habitat for Humanity house.
I had the dining room and the basement to decorate
I didn’t find anything that really caught my eye for the shopping credit that I had
It was way out of the $50 budget range
$50 to put towards something.
So MJ and I chatted about that broken fireplace
and since the credit would go to waste if it wasn’t used…
I had no idea the amount of mocking this fireplace would get?
We can be honest about it.
You get me?
But you know me.
9 x 8 dining room that had no room for a china cabinet or sideboard
Do you get my vision?
A fireplace next to the dining table?
Not so much…yet.
The fireplace bounced around enough that it lost it’s faux log and faux ash
while in the trailer.
Saved me the work getting it apart. No big deal.
that a few pieces fell off the fireplace…
Well, a few as in… maybe all of them.
And faux fire area.
and after running around like a mad woman to get the supplies at Home Depot
and bunches of flowers at the grocery store-
we arrived back at the hotel at around 11:30 pm.
and then went down to the parking lot to get the fireplace
That right there was what the fireplace had become.
But how did that pile of boards
And that the journey took it from big time blah at
My trip was provided for by GMC but I was not compensated to participate
As always, make sure to follow all safety guidelines when using tools
and consult a qualified contractor for help with any projects.
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