Saturday, February 15, 2014

Fun in the Snow

Snow forts and sledding; perfect fun with fabulous friends!  I'd never built a snow fort before and had certainly never built on with G, who kept insisting we make it higher and higher (it ended up over the head of a friend who is 5'2"!)  But to make it that high requires some reinforcement of the facing wall and with the help of an engineer-friend, we quickly saw exactly why St. Dominic's flying buttresses were added after the 1989 earthquake.  It's one thing to know it, another to build it and really see!


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