Vroom Vroom!

Following up on vintage Tonka trucks, I finally released the last hidden truck to Number Two.  He got three for Christmas and the fourth, a huge fire truck, would’ve been lost in the excitement.  But this weekend, as I cursed and tried to reassemble the chicken watering system (honestly, how hard is it to have water that comes out of a bucket?!) and Number Two wandered through the garage looking for things to get into he spied the fire truck perched way up high on a shelf.  “Truck.  Truck!  TRUCK BABBO!  BABBO!!”  I got it down and he rolled out out beside the pool, lay down on the concrete, and got a worm’s eye view as he made vrooming noises and rolled it back and forth.  Really, what could be better on a warm Sunday?  I’ll tell you what, RIDING on the fire truck.  Keep in mind this truck is about 40 years old.  Go Tonka go!

N2 riding fire truck

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2 comments on “Vroom Vroom!
  1. Babs says:

    Hooray!! The Tonka fire engine has been found! They don’t make them like that anymore.

  2. Flamingo Dancer says:

    I can’t believe how much your little ones have grown. Leaps and bounds!

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