Breakfast, then school starts.
I generally get some cleaning done.
Cory heads over to the house site at least once during the day.
Lunch. More school.
Some exercise, reading time, other...
Before sunset the generator is put on as a lightnighing strike damaged the inverter last week and it was sent back to Port au Prince to see if it can be repaired.
With the evening generator time we can check internet, emails, do a bit of office work, enjoy having running water and lights.
Then bed. Repeat.
At the gravel pit this week there was more rock and dirt than gravel, but now there is another big seam of good gravel to dig and have ready for the next stage of cement and mortar mixing.
Cory is surprized to see how big and deep the the seems of rich, red soil are right next to the veins of gravel.
So the good dirt goes in a pile for later use in a garden or as nursery potting soil, the gravel to the gravel pile, and other's are moving rocks to save for retaining walls or road work.
We hope in time to turn this pit into a water hole for swiming and for irrigation during the dry season.
Next week we hope to purchase more supplies for the lower level of the house.
Meanwhile the collecting of rocks, gravel and excavation continues; the men clearing the area in front of the water cistern where the lower floor will go.
Cory and I went today and talked through the plans again.
The end of the driveway will need a bit of adjusting at a later time.
Many people from the area are asking to be on the work crew but we have plenty of workers for now.
The area corn crop looks like it is doing well.
Most of the newly planted trees are also off to a good start but most plants grow slower here with the cool weather than they do in the hot lowlands.
Eli finished up his summer internship and will enjoy a couple weeks with family and prepareing for his Jr. year at Calvin.
No word on our adoption.
Some weather may be heading our way over the weekend as Harvey passes to the south of Haiti. Thank you for your prayers.
|'Little Cory/Mysore' banana brought from Fauche.|