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It all began simply enough. A few trenches here, some rebar there. Little girls with pink socks looking on.

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And before you knew it, the work site had erupted into utter chaos.

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Soon the concrete bags were flying out of the trailer and into the mixing trough.

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And then forms were filled and bolts sunk in.

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And lets not pretend like I know what I’m talking about here in construction land (I may have spelt rebar wrong up there.) I take pictures, help out with the occasional watering of concrete and a bit of mixing when the sun is creeping down faster than they can mix and pour. But mostly, I’m just here with a happy grin on my face, catering the construction crew.

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It’s not hard, though, to fill these big and little bellies. Not when I come out to witness these kinds of shenanigans. In between the hauling of water, the fetching of tools, and the moving of concrete bags, it seems these boys have found a way to pass the time not far from where the action is happening.

To be continued…

 

7 Responses to Under Construction

  1. Chris Muehl says:

    So excited for your family.

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  2. Glenda says:

    Yes, it definitely has me curious! I wonder if it’s what I’m thinking it is!

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  3. Laurie says:

    I’m gonna need a little more to go on here… ;)

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  4. Ellen says:

    How exciting, looking forward to finding out more!

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  5. Nina Butt says:

    I’m excited to have discovered your site!

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  6. Isn’t construction exciting? I’m always amazed at what David can do. You should have seen the raising of the walls and the central truss on this cabin – and there was no crew but him. Maybe I should blog about that. You are blessed to be in community.

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    Shannon Reply:

    Judy – Me too! I think those husbands pull out all the stops when the lumber and saws come out. And we are very blessed to live in community, for sure.

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