In the spring I bought the boys a book. The kind of book that every boy devours and pours over for hours and hours. It is the kind of book that is more than just a good read – it also inspires.¬†The American Boy’s Handy Book is the type of book that ought to be in the hands of every boy from 3 to 103. It inspires the mind to move the body and the body moves and the mind grows. It was written by Daniel Carter Beard, the co founder of the Boy Scouts of America.

Last week this appeared at the edge of my woods as a direct result of this book….

View from the back
The Fort Framework on one side - not completed
The Fort Entrance