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Tuesday, January 23, 2007

Ocean Springs Day 2

Above is a picture of our team taking lunch on the front porch of the house we're working on. You can't really see it all, but the area behind the house is somewhat of sunken area. The waters from Katrina would have been over our heads and halfway to the roof.

We did some floor work today, and part of the team finished the plumbing. We're going to see a lot of change over the few days we're here, but as my bro-in-law Jeff pointed out, it's hard to realize we won't see it to completion.

And now for the team member of the day... It's Jim Ricketts. Jim owns his own contracting business in Chapel Hill so he's one who actually knows what he's doing around here. He's one of the greatest guys I've met in a long time, but I couldn't pin him down for a quote. So I'm forced to go with some things overheard throughout the day.

"Well, I'd be dipped!"

"I've been waylayed."

There are many others, but Jim is so busy serving God with the gifts he has, that it's hard to get to pen and paper fast enough!

PS Although I'm seated and laying down in the pictures above, I really do work!