and the butterfly "Welcome" sign have greeted her friends for more than 7 years.
There is plenty of room for playing,
"I think I can, I think I can!"
"Do they Stair Climbing in the Dog-lympics?"
And plenty of nooks and crannies for storage of out-of-favor toys, until they come back in favor.The playhouse has many modern conveniences: electricity, heat, hook ups for phone, cable, satellite TV, internet, and intercom back to the house. We worry now and again if she has plans for this space for the upcoming teen years. Mental note - install smoke detector and hidden web cam soon. I know I have big plans for the space after she's grown out of it. Chris, Jeanne and I have often wondered just how hard it would be to get running water out to the playhouse for a dyeing studio.
But for now, it's a retreat, far from home; a place for the kids to dream, to play and be kids. And when the day is done, they can open the door step back home.