Monday, February 25, 2013

Parked for a Week

Feb 18-23 Shannon worked near Bastrop, TX with Christian Aid Ministries rebuilding houses destroyed by wildfires. There were 24 men divided into 4 crews. Shannon went to headquarters the 1st morning, was there for introductions and went through the pack lunch line. The rest of the week he went straight to the work site as it was halfway between our RV and the CAM base. His crew mainly worked on 2 houses, painting exterior, interior, and laying floors. Thursday evening we all attended a campfire singing, popcorn munching, and slide show of past work projects.

While Shannon was away, the rest of us had normal days -with 70* weather- of school, cooking, laundry, cleaning, jump roping, and ball keep away. There was a small fishing pond at the RV park that was good motivation to get our "to dos" done!





Another diversion was a barnyard full of alpacas, miniature horses and donkeys.



Coin laundry...waiting for the dryer. No clotheslines here!

14 comments:

  1. So enjoyed your posts! Looks like so much exciting adventure! God bless you as you share along the way. We love ya'll! The Turner Tribe

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    1. Thanks Cindy! Exciting and adventure and everydayness too. We're in a laundromat now, waiting on dry clothes. :)

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  2. Fun to read about your adventures! Enjoy the warmth for us :) getting ready for spring at this household! Xo, TK&co.

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    1. The sunshine has been delightful! Warm days, cool nights. Glad you are reading!

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  3. It sounds like you've been having a great time and enjoying sunshine and warm temperatures!

    It's always great to see pictures.

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    1. We are having lovely weather to experience God's great creation! Pictures never quite do justice, but it's fun trying!

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  4. Looks like some QUALITY family time! Thanks so much for letting us know about your blog. God bless your family :)
    Anna Boyd

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    1. Thanks Anna! We are keeping so busy outside, the reading and games inside are not happening like I envisioned...however it is (mostly) still quality time. :)

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  5. Thanks for sharing! Reminds me of our trip in 2004, we were gone 8 weeks...So many precious memories are made! Enjoy!!Looking forward seeing you at the wedding! Blessings, Uncle Dannys

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    1. We are enjoying, though it's going by fast! 4 weeks already! So glad we have family to go visit to motivate us to take this trip! :)Caroline & Cora were asking about the wedding almost everyday...very excited!

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  6. Hi! Thanks for your email about this blog! Didn't know you had one!
    It will be fun to check in and see what God has for you on this Grand Adventure! May You run into Him everytime you turn around!
    Havilah

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    1. Thanks Havilah! We didn't have a blog until now! We have been blessed multifacetedly!

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  7. What a blessing! Thank you for sharing your adventure with our family. May YHWH continue to bless you all!
    Gary, Diane & Morgan Phelps

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    1. Thanks Phelps family! We like reading your comments!

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