Lars: “I Got Promoted”

After helping Tina empty wagon load after wagon load of mulch with a pitchfork, Lars finally got “promoted” – and a happier and prouder kid cannot be imagined.  Jeff allowed Lars to not only drive the tractor, but use it to scoop up mulch and carefully dump it onto the wagon.  Everyone watched his first attempt – which did not quite result in a full scoop.  Jens, who was working with the sheeting of the barn, spray painted “3.5” in huge letters on a full sheet of plywood and held it up high, Olympic style.  But Lars did a great job and by nightfall had a system down: