Years ago, I read a hilarious and oh-so-true Dilbert comic strip that concluded with the line "Engineers don't idle well." I left Hubby home with the kiddos while I traveled to DC on Friday and Saturday, and look what happened in my absence:
The chickens now have a custom-built tunnel from their coop to their run, which has been relocated from the grass into the garden. They can scratch and dust-bathe to their little hearts' content, and then they can wander into their coop for respite from the summer sun or a bit of rain.
Of course, Hubby didn't build this on his own. He expected the girls to want to be involved, but he hadn't counted on this helper:
Naturally, Daisy served in a supervisory capacity. The girls had building ideas of their own.