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Saturday, July 25, 2009

A Little Piece of Asphalt Heaven

We've had a gravel driveway for awhile and it's sooooo dusty. The kids have bikes and Big Wheels, but had no where to ride them. So, we bit the bullet and got the driveway paved. Not the whole thing, because our driveway is almost 1/4 mile long, but at least the part by the house and the garage. We'll be paying for it for awhile, but it's sooooo worth it. My daughter has already even learned to ride her bike on it already!


I just wish we could drive on it. . .

7 comments:

storybeader said...

that is so great! And it will keep the kids occupied and off the main road! Looks great! Yes, the smell must be horrible.... "this too will pass" lol

memoriesforlifescrapbooks said...

That's great! We live on gravel and I know how dusty it can be...this will be great for the kids :)

victoria kloch said...

oOh how I can relate to this! I've lived pretty much for the last 20 years off a 2 mile dirt road..not including the driveway. oOh the dust!!

But, for the last year I have had to move in to take care of my elderly Mother in town with pavement all over the place. AH yes...to be civilized is heavenly!!

Very Verdant said...

Wow, I know you all are so excited.

Made By Tammy said...

Looks Awesome! I bet the kids love it! Now they can play basketball too!

TiLT said...

great looking driveway...a 1/4 mile! no wonder you didn't do the whole thing...sounds more like a road than a driveway :)
Sounds like the kids are gonna have a blast!

KnockKnocking said...

This looks like bike heaven!!

xoxo

Agnes