The 'marble game' is a big hit with the little ones.
It seems he was fond of bright yellow and green!
The dollhouse was also in the trademark colour scheme, so I gave it a quick coat of something a little more nondescript.
Dad built this doll buggy for his first-born (that would make it close to seventy years old), so it's a real treasure. Ryder seems to think so too!
This bookcase (also a piece of his handiwork) is over fifty years old. The grandkids always know where to go to find their favorite book....
Dad loved music and poetry...he was a fan of Hogan's Heroes and Lawrence Welk...he worked out at a gym in his later years...and enjoyed river fishing. He played the mandolin and always had lifesavers (and a jack-knife) in his pocket. Those are a few of my memories of a wonderful father-in-law and grandfather to my children.
His mandolin sits silent on our shelf...but his music plays on!