Saturday, February 28, 2015

Charlie & His Chair

So, Grandpa Pete found an awesome chair, that must have been my first chair from back when I was one!  He made it himself back in 1978 or so, and it's made entirely out of octagons for some reason (Grandpa says he was in an "octagon mood").  I remember it floating around the basement in New Jersey for the last 36 years, tiny in a corner somewhere.

So what a surprise to get a package in the mail with a beautifully refinished chair for Charlie, and with a wonderful inscription on the bottom!

Charlie managed to sit in it today!  He's been putting his bottom on everything, trying to figure out this whole "sitting" thing.  I caught him sitting in the chair - you can see in the beginning of the video.  The rest of the video pretty much speaks for itself - he's still getting the handle of it :)


3 comments:

  1. That is so cute and hysterical. I never realized what an awesome task it was!

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  2. Maybe Charlie knew that chair was coming so that is why he has been trying to sit on wiki the last couple of weeks. That chair is awesome.

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  3. Glad he was finally able to sit in it. As an expert in movement control, there's a very narrow window for learning to sit, and he's right at the end of it. :-)
    What a great present and video!

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