Archive for March, 2010

It Has Been a Minute

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Hello Blog Readers, My trip to Mississippi was an experience I will never forgot. I have not blog sense I’ve been home. The reason why is that I came home to find out my dad has liver cancer that has spreaded to his lungs and kidneys. Yall, its not looking good at all. Then we […]

Bay St. Louis – The Finale

Friday, March 12th, 2010

The house is completed our job here in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi is done. Way to go TEAM! Congratulations to the Ladner Family that will be moving into the house we helped build with Habitat For Humanity. We have definitely made a difference in making a family life livable again. We are off to the […]

Bay St. Louis – Whining Down

Friday, March 12th, 2010

I didn’t get a chance to blog yesterday to keep yall up-to-date on our status. We were busy all day. Well, pretty much the house is almost completed for what we’re doing as builders. The next is the drywall process and then the outer ground area, the sidewalk and driveway pavement and landscape. The group […]

Bay St. Louis – Another Work Day Bites the Dust

Wednesday, March 10th, 2010

Today Lindsey, Jeanine, Melissa and Amy did caulking inside the house, sweeping up the debry from the cut up wood. Chuck, Rashawn and I painted wood sticks to create some type of frame. Paint was all over the place. The windows and doors frames were put in. Rashawn assisted with the ventilation part for the […]

Bay St. Louis – Volunteering Day 2

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Today was cloudy and rainy. We could have stayed in Michigan for the type of weather we’re getting. But over all it was a productive day. We started putting plywood on the roof today. I wish I could upload pictures but I’m getting an error message. I will at a later date so check back. […]

Bay St. Louis – Volunteering Day 1

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Today we started at sunrise. Breakfast was at 6:30am then we made brown bag lunches for our one hour lunch later in the afternoon. The group arrived at Creekside subdivision to start our first day of building two homes. Chuck the chaffauer and I almost got us lost, ok I didn’t pay attention to the […]

Bay St. Louis – Traveling Through The States

Monday, March 8th, 2010

Well, we left Detroit to Memphis on Saturday, March 6th with a three hour layover before headed to Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Nothing much was going on while waiting to depart from Memphis. I will say, our group entered as strangers, but will leave as friends. One excitement that chuckled the whole group was when […]

Bay St. Louis, Mississippi Volunteers

Sunday, March 7th, 2010

Hello everyone! I’m Hawanya Garrett. I will be your blogger for the Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. There are a total of ten volunteers in my group. Introducing: Melissa Kin – freshman Melissa Zuteck – freshman ReShawn Wilder – freshman Rachel Clippard – freshman Lindsey Parks – freshman Brian Chang – Sophomore Chuck Hokett – CHARLES […]