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Sunday, September 5, 2010

My husband's hobby - Sukkot!

In the last four years, Doug has become completely obsessed with Feast of Tabernacles.  He tries to improve and design a better sukkah every year.  It's a challenge here in northeast Michigan.  We've had rain, flooded tents, mud, "smoke" issues, freezing temperatures, flat air mattresses, etc.  And we've never had more fun!  We look forward to the day when we can keep the feast at home in Israel with warm temperatures and a sukkah made of palm branches!

Until then, we are looking forward to this year.  Here is a picture of our progressing sukkah.  The roof is now on, but I don't have a pic of that yet.

It also doubles as pioneer practice for school!


Mommy Set Free said...

WoW! That is a serious sukkah! I am going to open up a Sukkot linky on 9/12 at Home Shalom and MK@H...I hope you will post all your link up there for you Sukkot posts! I am looking forward to watching this Sukkah in action! ;-)

Andi said...

Yep - I would say that is a serious sukkah! Well if my memory serves me right, you would need a serious sukkah for Northern Michigan....I use to live near Frankfort! LOL!

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