Puppies, Progress, and Planets

Today was a day of trials and tribulations, and of surprise and satisfaction. The surprises began after we arrived at the site and organized all our supplies, when an adorable little puppy suddenly appeared out of nowhere and ran up to the group to say ‘hello’. He was shy, but very friendly and calm. He ...

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Lookin’ Flashy!

Wednesday was a productive day as the various teams began working in concert to get their specific tasks accomplished – it was like a choreographed performance as we worked around each other on the site.  The wall team continued pushing forward to get the exterior OSB completed, as well as ground down the last of the unevenness ...

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Just Your Average Valentine’s Day

Today we weren’t able to spend Valentine’s Day with our significant others, but we were able to spend the day with our family away from home and that is a close second! It is amazing how quickly we have meshed into a family and have learned so much about each other in such a short ...

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Roof Beam Going Up – On A Monday

The excitement continues to build around the campus as we are making tangible progress each and everyday. The workday on Monday began like every other day. Japanese Radio Exercise, chores and preparation for the days work. Once arriving at the site we did as we always do. Set up tools and organize into teams for ...

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Weekend Warriors

The walls are up and spirits are high! Friday was a special day as we raised our final wall.  It is finally beginning to look like a home.  The day was spent working on the last of the exterior walls.  Due to some unforeseen leveling inconsistencies on the concrete slab we were required to place ...

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