Chipley, FL RV – Weekly Report – Oct 28-Nov 1, 2019

November 5, 2019

The week here at Chipley was filled with hard work and much progress.  We started the week by going to the home of Chuck and Pam Reeves to finish the project that the ACT group from Ohio did not get done.  This is a mobile home that was completely gutted and started over.  The ACT group had gotten much of the basic framing and walls installed except for the back bedroom and closet.  There was still much painting to be done so the ladies started doing that task.  The 3 guys put up the paneling in the bedroom and closet and the rest of the week did the small finishing tasks.  The gals painted nearly all week which included all the doors and much touch up.  On Thursday it was raining very hard but Tim and Sherry, Norm and Bernie, Ray and Mim worked in the rain to put up skirting around the trailer.  Agnes did some final caulking and Carolyn gave the bathroom door and the outside door the final coat of paint.  The rain continued so we had to eat lunch in the house so sweeping and cleaning the floors was our last task before saying good-bye to Chuck and Pam and Shadow.  They thought they were living in a palace and were so glad to move back home.  Even though Chuck has a severe heart condition he wanted to be a part of the whole moving in process, so he was often seen grabbing a broom to sweep the floors clean.

After lunch we all went back to the home of Charlene Smith so work more on the new deck.  It was nearly done by quitting time.  Since we had moved the steps to another side of the deck, Charlene stated that she had nearly stepped off the wrong side when she had wanted to go to town.  Old habits are hard to change even for people much younger than we all are.

On Friday eve. Ted and Mary Hendrich arrived from MI to begin a term of one month with us.  On Saturday we drove to Marianna to a Farm Days celebration after a good breakfast together.   We all enjoyed the beautiful sunny weather and the tractor pulls.  Then we visited Carl and Laura at the traditional site.  What a nice set up they have.  Sunday, we went to the First Baptist Church in Lynn Haven (a suburb of Panama City) They are meeting in the elementary school cafetorium since their church was badly damaged in the hurricane a year ago and is not ready for use yet.

Tim and Sherry, Ray and Mim, Bernie and Agnes, Ted and Mary, and Norm and Carolyn