Introducing the Lunchbot. We’ve been making Recycle Robots, in our house, out of household recyclables and so I didn’t make a fuss when I discovered this morning that Husbot had left Gbot’s lunchbox in the Rolling Black Hole (aka Husbot’s truck. When an object goes into his truck, it may not be seen again, and if it does reappear, it will do so only–in the case of an item of clothing–after it has been grown out of).
I made a lunchbot. Van’s box, 4 pipecleaners, and the hacked-off end of a Cling Wrap tube, sliced at the top. And a few squirts of hot glue to attach one of the pipecleaner loops to the tube.
Gbot loved it. Mbot did too. It’s a good thing I put in another Zappos order yesterday.
And, as if that’s not enough for one morning, here’s our second world-changer:
And the conversation that went along with it:
Gbot: “Mom, I have something special in my underpants.”
Me, not turning around to look: “Yes, honey, I know.”
Me, turning around to look: “WOW! What is that EXTRA special thing in your underpants?”
Gbot: “It’s my Mortal Shield! I need it when I battle Mbot because my pito is very sensitive.”
WARNING: The second invention does not generally fit into a pair of jeans.