Last day of work

Today when I woke up, I could see I wasn't feeling any better, and possibly worse, so I just stayed in bed. Nikki brought me hot tea and toast from the dining hall, and more Vitamin C packets to drink. It was kind of sad watching everyone go off to their work days, and I…

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Thursday in a daze

Wow, when I woke up today I could barely move. Fever, chills, stabbing pains in my head. I was feeling perfectly fine even as late as 10:00 last night! I got up anyway and shuffled into the dining hall for some hot tea, which I drank in a semi-conscious state with my head in my…

Wednesday work

It rained last night, so there were little gnats out today – the kind that bite really HARD! So those of us who could, spent as much time as possible working inside. It started out as a damp day, too, but then the rain held off yet again, and it turned into a pretty day,…

Tuesday work

Today was "cereal day" for breakfast, which meant our choice of grits or oatmeal, plus cold cereals available. Of course, I chose grits, which I always do when I can get them – I like them with lots of butter & honey! Today Pastor Sandy and her gang decided to just make all the sandwiches with…

Monday work

Nikki & I started in on finishing painting in eggshell some interior doors that were laying in the bedroom; last week's group had painted all the trimwork in that room, and the bi-fold closet doors, but there were 2 wooden doors that still needed done (which Mister Bob bragged he'd gotten for $20 each at…

Miss Janie’s house post-Katrina

  Miss Janies photos Aha! I just found that one of the photos I had of the kitchen shows the photos Miss Janie had hanging on the wall. So I zoomed and cropped, and here you can sort of see the big dredge pipe, and if your eyes are very good, you can see the…

Miss Janie’s house

Our work papers said the house belonged to an elderly woman named Jamie. When we arrived, we met an elderly gentleman who started to show Dave (our fearless leader) where things were left after the last crew, so I guessed that the paper was wrong about the gender of the owner. But as it soon…