Like Amber mentioned in a previous post, a few weeks ago we competed in the Iowa City Public Library’s Project Lincoln Log with our friend Emma, one of our teen podcasters. It was AWESOME! Here’s the deal: We had one hour to construct something using two boxes of Lincoln Logs. We could do things to prep them ahead of time, paint our base, and practice, but the actual structure had to be re-created in that hour.
We built a replica of the 100 Acre Wood from Winnie the Pooh. I have to give Amber all the credit for coming up with the idea. It was a huge hit! I hadn’t realized how many people would love it. (Apparently I didn’t read much Winnie the Pooh when I was younger.) And now, the photos…
Pre-game (Emma’s friend Emma, team member
Emma, and Amber with her gameface ON)
Working hard during our one hour
Aerial view of most of the Wood, complete with hand-painted characters!!!
Seriously, the people LOVED them. Woo, go Amber’s creativity!
We won BEST IN SHOW!!! (and met Abraham Lincoln!)