It’s a New House….

…we needed to stop at Facsa to pick up some nails….

Somone has been “playing” with the blocks…

…the Pan-American highway is becoming four lanes….

Hillsides are being removed very close to people’s property….

…we saw this sign several times as there is also damage from

the most recent hurricane being repaired…

…would you like to help us unload the truck???…

…one more ring of blocks and then the 30 foot hole can be dug…

A new toilet and shower…..

……the house has a roof and a floor…

…Juan came to help….

…it is hard putting in the screws….

go, Manuel, go!

…Philip is nailing in the door frame…

…Felipe, could I try??????….

…I like this….do you have more for me to cut???….

…each window has a shutter that locks from the inside….

The plastic, to keep out the wind, can be lifted and the shutter locked….

…marking the hinges….it fits…let’s finish….

….the proud owners, Candalaria and her mom, Magdalena….

…a little visitor…

…time to go have dinner….

Celestina insisted on carrying the nails!

…on the way back we saw these 2 men making cortas (skirts)…

…that is a lot of tortillas!…

….house #1…

…Let’s unload…

…the door will travel…

….a million $$$ view from the window….

…a little help from a block…

…working on the last of the shutters…

 …the door to a new home…

Welcoming Santos and her daughter Julia to their new home…..

…explaining Gleaners soup….

…grateful home owners…

 

…from this ……

TO

…Thank you for making this possible…

…looking for furniture…..

…finding everything that we do not need…

We will supply each home with table, chairs, linens, dishes, pots…

…lunch with our wonderful friends, Juan and Celestina…

…too much adult talk makes me tired!…

 “ A friend is one to whom one may pour out all the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away.” – Arabian Proverb

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~ by LUVSENT on December 11, 2011.

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