Thursday, April 2, 2015

The Pose

Oh friends, I cannot get enough of this picture. A friend was building two houses (one as a rental property, one for his mother). Jon was helping and the girls and I went over to watch a bit (we build houses in three days here. Lots to see).

Anyhow, I took many pictures that I will share here, but check out these teenagers. I cannot stop laughing at the pose in this picture. It was discussed and arranged and then viewed and then rearranged and it is amazing. I hope you don’t know them to appreciate the hilarious here. 

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Onto other fun…you have probably read enough details about how they build the houses on the blog, so I will spare you, I just love the people and the process.

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Inside all framed up, tin on the roof...

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Hauling mud with a partner...

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Mixing mud by foot. (Recipe is water, dirt and straw, although I don’t know in what quantities).

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The new home owner, Zelalem

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 There is so much sweet in our community, mixed right alongside with the gritty. 


MJM said...

The picture of those young men is just great! So funny!
I'm at the dentist office where there is a tv show on where people are looking to buy a vacation home in the Caribbean. And reading your post about the mud homes the Awi people build in three days... Wow! So much difference!

Kristen Hoerr said...

This looks like it could be a boyz to men album cover in the 90's. It looks like a 90's band pose. :)

Anonymous said...

Yay for Zelalem and family for getting a new house! These kids pictured are just really precious. Love to all, Mom

Christen Leigh said...

Haha that pose is awesome. Been enjoying all your posts lately--maybe the internet is permanently improved? :)