Wednesday, October 14, 2009

My Apologies

I am sorry - I didn't mean to alarm anyone with my long absense. Here are my excuses:

I was sick, with lots of coughing and wheezing nastiness.

Then, Allen and I took a trip to San Pedro Sula. I was still recuperating, but we thought perhaps a couple of days in an air conditioned hotel room might perk me up a bit. One goal of the trip was to pick out ceramic tile flooring for the team house. We chose this:

The picture above is from the samples at the tile store. Allen and Russell are installing the tile in the team house this week, so hopefully I'll have some pictures of the actual tile floor soon.

We also needed to purchase some lumber, to use in building some rough storage shelves. We wanted pressure treated lumber, and couldn't get that closer to home, so we loaded up the Land Cruiser and trailer to maximum capacity, and hauled it home all the way from San Pedro. (There were hundreds of pounds of ceramic tile and cement inside the vehicle, plus various groceries, dog food, two new tires, . . .)

Four looooong hours up and down the mountains. Part of the time it was raining. The lumber kept trying to slide off the back of the trailer. Oh, and our headlights developed a short, and we had to drive with the special forward flood lights on - except of course when we faced oncoming traffic. Then we were in the dark. Fun times.

While we were in San Pedro, the computer at home started having difficulties. Now we have that fixed, and I think I'm back in business!

Thanks for missing me!


Anonymous said...

The less you post, the more I pray--but please keep posting! I should have known you were busy busy busy as usual.

Much Love,

Jane McSweeney

Jennifer said...

Sorry you were sick, but glad you are back!

Live Simply Love Strongly said...

That tile is lovely! Glad you are feeling better!

TexasHeather said...

Glad to see you back! The tile looks great, the truck & trailer looked packed to the gills, and I cannot even BEGIN to imagine what that drive was like!!! From pics of roads you've posted glad you guys made it safely home!!!

Anonymous said...

Beautiful tile, glad you are safely home. Are you feeling better? Hope so! Did you get my email about Allen's travel schedule?
Hope to talk with you again soon.
Love Beth Webb