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Return from Guatemala, part 7

(Sid posting . . . .)

Fellowship

Couldn’t help but love the kids… even the little boys in the street who would say a few words we didn’t understand (we’re pretty sure their friends dared them to call us gringos). 115 more words

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Return from Guatemala, part 6

(Sid posting . . .)

The Construction Crew

This is the Presbyterian Church, and a few of us getting ready to work on it for the day.   190 more words

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Return from Guatemala, part 5

(Hi Ho, Sid, the frog, reporting here at Prairie Sings . . . .)

Life in the Village

I don’t think the Catholics got a permit from the local Architectural Review Committee before they built the mission here in Chajul.   313 more words

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Return from Guatemala, part 4

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Back to the electrical codes…  This is the hotel shower.  The only place you had to rest the soap was on top of the breaker box.  225 more words

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Return from Guatemala, part 3

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Time to get to work plastering the walls of the church.  We had rough lumber and some log poles.  We did have hammers and some nails, and we used a lot of scrap wire, tied very tightly with pliers, to hold a lot of the homemade scaffold joints.  139 more words

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Return from Guatemala, part 2

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The view from our hotel balcony in Chajul, across the street.  Chickens tied up on the rooftop.  Also, a good look at what happens when there are no electrical codes. 214 more words

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