Monday, April 11, 2011

“SPEND it like Beckham (Subtitled: Ya’ gotta be a real dope…)

Originally Posted March 9th, 2010

So I’ve had this photo saved in my archives for a little while. Apparently its a “Tree Tent” treehouse that the soccer-fame Beckham fam purchased for their kids…..ready?…….still?……at the pricetag of $50,000!!!! (assuming word/sources are true…)
     Granted, its a cool-looking little structure, which apparently has hardwood flooring within and a round mattress that sleeps two adults, but, who in their right mind, EVEN IF SO WEALTHY, would spend 50 large on something so Coleman-tent looking?
I initially saw this photo and thought “Aw, that’s kinda neat- what’s it cost? $600 or so? Nope. Apparently ya’ gotta be a giant dope (or dope dealer) to get one of these. And as for his kids, whatever happened to giving’ ‘em a hammer, box of nails, and some scrap wood to build their own creation? I GUARANTEE they’d appreaciate, and use it, ten times as much.
AND….$50,000 spent on a hanging tent that looks like a….well, you know…..I mean c’mon- there are a TON of good charities that could have used that money if you’re just gonna blow it like that. Sad. Design-wise, a decent idea though (which coleman SHOULD steal and sell affordably!).
-Deek ( and author of “Humble Homes…”

-Derek "Deek" Diedricksen

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