QotD: Today is the Greatest…

What's the best thing about today? Mississippi trip reunion dinner: seeing our new friends once again, watching the slide show of everyone's photos. I found a recipe online for a carrot & parsley salad to take, since I've got lots of both of those. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

I Don’t Get It

  Beau Rivage OK – here’s the beautiful Beau Rivage casino in Biloxi, MS – rebuilt to surpass its former glory within a few short months after Hurricane Katrina. Total Biloxi casino revenues during the month of December 2007 were over $78,000,000.       Sharkheads Conversely, here’s a local beachfront business literally a few…

Mississippi work trip – 2008

I finally caught up on writing all about our trip to Mississippi last week, where we went to help with the ongoing Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. If you'd like to read the whole thing, you can start with my Heading Out post, and keep clicking Next. If you'd like to help, you can donate your…

Progress made

  In summary, here are some photos showing what we accomplished on Miss Janie's house during the week:   Outside – Monday On the outside of the house, we removed the old siding from around the bow window, wrapped and trimmed that whole wall and fixed the window, painted the new siding on the porch,…

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…