July was mostly spent building our own cabin at the church camp where Dan and I met. Here are some pictures of the work that Dan and I did! I'm very proud of the fact that just the two of us build our cabin--and apparently it was some sort of camp record--12 days!
Here it is, somewhere about day 4 or 5.
And the finished product.
Interior. We made an extended loft, so it's large enough for a queen and a full sized bed, leaving lots of floor space for us.
On our front porch, getting ready to head home. Now, time for a full-sized house, Dan! :)
As I mentioned in my last post, we lost our mini-van, Dudley back in July. We were LITERALLY on the road 20 minutes outside of our little town on our way to Camp Sychar to build them some decks when he started slipping making odd noise. I managed to baby him back home and when the engine got quiet at every stop-light, there was a very sickening gurgling and flowing water sound coming from somewhere behind that dash.
When we looked under the hood, his transmission and radiator and decided that they were tired of their respective fluids and wanted to swap them....one word: BAD. To be honest, Dan was almost happy...Dudley was a good local van, but he had had a decent amount of troubles and we were always nervous about driving him places, afraid that he would decide to die on us and leave us stranded.
Sooo, we tossed the most necessary items into our little Neon and headed back up the road and figured we'd deal with him when we got back....a month passsed, mostly spent in Ohio bui…
Many of you will have noticed the appalling lack of postings the past few month...we have been a remarkably busy couple! Quick recap:
May saw us with... Our Two-year anniversary :)Last rotationGraduation from PA schoolFamily vacationMoving to KentuckySettling into our new homeHelping a new friend moveStudying for boards
June saw us with... Sadness, with the death of my grandfatherCelebration with my birthday and my parents' 25th wedding anniversary ("Sunrise, Sunset" comes to mind for some reason)Stress of taking my boardsEcstasy of PASSING said boardsA job offer--WHAT I wanted to do, WHERE I wanted to do it, for much MORE than I was expecting to be paid My sister-in-law's beautiful wedding a bit of a family reunion
July saw us with... Some volunteer work building decks at the church camp where Dan and I met 4th of July festivities with my side of the familyWhich turned into building our own cabin (just with our own four hands, quite proud of that fact) in a little und…