Brown Byrd House

10689 Mallard Lake Lane, Cottondale, Alabama, 35453, United States | B&B
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March Madness Redux

A travel blog entry by petersalemme on Mar 09, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... year and he was block captain in LaFlorida, Peru last May at the Millard Fuller Legacy Build.
Speaking of which, I'm fired up about the same Millard Fuller Legacy Build that will be this year in Luuuhhhville, Kentucky. Why does spellcheck not like the way I spelled that? It's pronounced correctly, at least. It runs from April 6 thru 13th and we will be rehabbing ten homes and building 2 new. I offered to go there a ...


A travel blog entry by petersalemme on Feb 18, 2014

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... begun twenty five years ago by Jack and Lois Walters. Jack was a local builder and his wife Lois worked for Habitat's founder, Millard Fuller, at his office, in Americus, Georgia. The Walters floated the idea that there should be groups of people in RVs that would go around the country and help Habitat affiliates build homes. The first year, the Walters led groups down to Florida (in the winter- surprise) ...

Bring in the brass monkeys!

A travel blog entry by petersalemme on Jan 11, 2014

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... warehouse, which isnt really heated, but it is out of the elements, and we could keep everyone working. We made all of the window trim boxes with the casing already applied and then caulked and painted them. Stephen Scott (fellow Habitat staffer) also led a group making bird houses as a fundraising products (Jeannie Kozak suggested Habirdtat).
Even with the cold snap, we were able to substantially complete ...

Starting Ms. Audreys

A travel blog entry by petersalemme on Dec 22, 2013

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... look around a bit before I realize they are talking about me, but, oh well. So, one week before the official start, we get a group of 22 students from O-H-I-O and we begin the pre-build process. By this time the concrete slab foundation is in, so we can do the layout, mark out with chalkline on the concrete the placement of all the walls, interior and exterior. Placement of doors and windows and the saferoom, which also serves as ...

Wrapping up Ryan's

A travel blog entry by petersalemme on Dec 15, 2013

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... myself got the outside substantially complete this past Friday. Ryan's grandfather (aka Pee-Paw) was a big help throughout the project. He told me one day that he was a pretty good chili cooker and I told him that I didn't believe him, so the next Thursday, he proved it. Unfortunately for Joey Crimmins, it came on the day after his last day working on that project. Oh, well, I sent him a nice picture of it ...