Friday, December 17, 2010

From Red Mill to Lasagna

Pam and I got to work at the Red Mill House (Habitat for Humanity) with our friends again.
 Russ and Stephen were got set up and worked on the attic access and some doors.  Kathy started painting while Joe held an inpromtu meeting with Paul and company in the Boatwright house.

Over in the King house, Dan and Dennis got things set up for painting doors and baseboards.
Pam worked on baseboards.
Bob, Bill and assembled kitchen cabinets.  I didn't realize you could buy them and assemble them yourselves.  It was fairly easy to figure out how to do that after we put together one of them.
It was a busy day at Red Mill and a lot was going on.  Thank goodness we had a kerosene heater blasting away all day.  It was warm outside and we all got a lot done.

On Thursday, we left for our drive up to Fairfax which is about 4 hours from Virginia Beach.  Across the bridge we could see the sun rising over the Chesapeake Bay.
But the weather forecast was right and after about 150 miles north of Norfolk, we ran into the snow.  We took it slow 40 mph and slower at times and made it up to Fairfax before noon.  We passed one accident and for the most part people were driving pretty well.  
We arrived at Jeff and Tiffany's and hung out by the fireplace all afternoon.  School was called off a couple hours early so the kids came home and played outside a couple of hours before dinner.  Tiffany asked if they wanted chili or lasagna and lasagna won by a landslide.  So Pam and she made enough for dinner and some to freeze.
It was another winner and we ate our fill.

Then we sat by the fire and watched one of the favorite movies of all time.
It was another great day!

Hope you are warm and comfortable where you are!  Thanks for joining us on the Roadrunner Chronicles!  Merry Christmas to you and yours!


  1. Beautiful pic of the sun coming up over Chesapeake Bay. I like lasagna, but I guess I'd have been on the losing end voting for chili! Dinner looked great though!

  2. So cool of you guys to help with building that Habitat For Humanity house. Beautiful pictures today, and the lasagna and It's a Wonderful Life sounds like a perfect ending to your day. Happy Holidays!

  3. This had two if my favorite things today-Chesapeake Bay and Lasagna.

  4. My very favorite Christmas Movie too Pam! What a perfect evening.
    My oldest daughter also works for Habitat. It sounds fun!
    Glad to see that you are doing well, enjoy the Holidays! Love Di ♥

  5. now that is a Christmas Classic..I too, would have voted for Lasagana!!

  6. Yummmm on the lasagna! And we have watched It's a Wonderful Life twice already this month, it's such a good movie. They don't make em like that anymore, that's for sure.

    Karen and Steve
    (Our Blog) RVing: Small House... BIG Backyard