Costa Rica 2010 – Mission Trip Video

July 2010 – We headed out to help missionaries Mary and Marion Woods at the Methodist Rural Center located in Ciudad Quesada, Costa Rica. Our task was to help finish building shelves and to paint a local home. Once finished the shelves we installed them into one of the new cabins to be used for church retreats. For more…

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Homemade kitchen compost pail

This was such a great hit when I posted it over on Frugal Village that I wanted to repost it here. On a few of the ‘green’ sites I’d found a cute little green kitchen compost pail and thought “I can make that!”. Supplies: 1 empty kitty litter pail (square with handle – 28lb size) A drill 1 carbon…

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Flash back to 1979

Growing up in the 70’s and 80’s the kids in our neighborhood did a lot of things together. Parents didn’t worry about where we were because in our neighborhood someone always knew where we were hanging out. Plus we all knew that we’d be in big trouble if we weren’t home by the time the street lights came on….

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Wow…a month has almost passed

Not a lot going on but the garden is coming along well. My back is still healing since the surgery in April and I have good days and bad days. Still have about 30% numbness on the bottom and outside edge of my foot too. Oh well… it will soon get better or I’ll learn to live with it….

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