Saturday, June 11, 2011


Our first house sure has taken A LOT of prayer and A LOT of hard work! It isn't finished yet, but it's getting there! The guys from Boise have been working diligently in this hot mess of a town and they've done an incredible job. Today is their last day of work, and they leave on Monday. I am going to be sad to see them go - they've become like an extended part of our family!

Here is the progress so far:

The living room on April 27. I know I've already posted this picture several times, but... just a reminder of where it all started!

The back yard on April 27. I don't have a picture right now, but the trees are gone. Now there's just lots of dirt.

Talk about a skylight!! :) The guys had to cut away a large portion of the ceiling in order to rebuild it properly. It was slightly scary to watch the hole get bigger instead of smaller, but I knew it was part of the process! So... those are the old rafters and beams. They took those out and put in brand new beams and replaced all the broken or damaged rafters.

And yesterday, you could really see the progress from the outside!! When I went over a few minutes ago, the whole roof was COVERED! They had to remove all the shingles on this side of the house, but the hole is NO MORE!!!! Praise God!!

I can't wait to live with this guy in our big old beautiful house. It still has a ways to go, and we are hoping and praying for continued support from our friends and family. The living room will still need some work once the Boise dudes leave, and we also need help cleaning up the yard (still lots of broken trees & tree stumps), and help painting. So... if you are looking for a way to volunteer and help storm victims, here's your opportunity. :)

And by this time in two weeks, we will be married!!

No comments:

Post a Comment