Econo Lodge & Suites

4501 McFarland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35405, United States | 1 star hotel
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March Madness Redux

A travel blog entry by petersalemme


... have built 38 saferooms and 38 storage buildings behind the 38 homes that we have built here. The booklet has step by step instructions - what length of wood to use to cut into what pieces, etc. On their last day here, I gave them the booklet and asked to please build the storage building. Somehow, they managed to make the drawing on how to cut the truss parts not work. (They used 2x6's instead of 2x4's) Oh well, I still ...

Starting Ms. Audreys

A travel blog entry by petersalemme


... plate indicating which direction they needed to be set in place. I had also marked on the slab the same letter of which goes where. Then, once all walls were in the house, we were free to set the scaffold all the way around. The one little trick-of-the-day was what we did with the 34 foot long back wall. The two long side walls were lying on the deck of the house waiting to be tilted up in place, so there was no room for the ...

Sockin' the Block

A travel blog entry by petersalemme


... are probably 30 volunteers among the 2 groups, so weve got plenty of help, and may spread out to finish up some more sock the blocks.
Looking forward to R and R going up north to my sister Mary's home for the annual gathering of the clan at Thanksgiving. All 5 boys have said they'll make it this year along with a couple of steady girlfriends. Can't wait!!
That's all for now- Roll Tide, as they say down here (LS Who?)


Back to work

A travel blog entry by petersalemme


It was a refreshing two week break, but, back to work we go! Had a beautiful group from Lawrenceville, Georgia working with us last week. It was their churches first mission trip for the young adults. Four guys (includes their leader Sam) and seven young ladies. We were working on completing the home at 21 Juanita Drive for Suzie Cousette and her son Jeremy. On ...

Bearing down!

A travel blog entry by petersalemme


After Kit Morgan's Birthday party for a day last Saturday, wherein all of the perimeter walls of Susie Cousette's new home were built and stood up in place, a group of 20 or so folks from the University of Arizona joined us for the week to pick up where we left off. All were quite industrious and hard working and stayed on tasks that they were given. Also included in the group was a 3 generation family led by Grandpa Bill ...

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This 1 star hotel, located on 4501 McFarland Blvd. E., Tuscaloosa, is near Paul W. Bryant Museum, Children's Hands-On Museum, and Highland Oaks.
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2.00 of 5 stars Fair