Growing Out On A Limb

Touch a Truck!

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Last weekend we went to the ‘Touch a Truck’ event in a nearby town.  I had SO much fun and I wasn’t even the one climbing in and out of the machines!  (Okay, so I did get in a couple).  

The event was a fundraiser where they parked a bunch of ‘mighty machines’ in the college parking lot and let the kids climb in them, on them, honk the horn… they had free reign.  A loader, firetruck, skidsteer, police car, excavator, cement truck, garbage truck… even a zamboni!  

The kids’ personalities came out that day … Oliver was timid at first, while Emery was the first one to climb in and start playing with the handles.   

IMG_4364 But Oliver warmed up after a while.  IMG_4386


The bucket truck went so high!  IMG_4376

Now those are big tires!  IMG_4393 They even had a huge metal crusher there and had a demo where a loader loaded in old cars and crushed them… what could be cooler!  They were hauling out the crushed cars while we were eating lunch.  IMG_4398

Speaking of lunch, mmm… hotdog!  IMG_4395

It was a fun few hours for all of us and definitely worth it to see them running from machine to machine with those huge smiles on their faces!  


Author: furrychocolates

30-something living in New Brunswick, Canada. Married with two adorable boys, piano player and teacher, curler, and enjoy all types of sewing and crafting.

One thought on “Touch a Truck!

  1. You have created so many memories for your children. I admire you both very much. I almost feel less a mother!!! Times are different. Keep it up.

    Sent from my iPad

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