Recipe for a Beautiful Body…

“For Attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry.
For beautiful hair, let a child run their fingers through it once a day.
For poise, walk with the knowledge that you never walk alone.
People, more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed, and redeemed. Remember, if you ever need a helping hand, you will find one at the end of each of your arms.
As you grow older, you will discover that you have two hands, one for helping yourself and the other for helping others.”
― Sam Levenson

Plumb in the sun

Looking forward to our first build! In the near future!

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Good morning!

It’s Monday, and although I am not too excited for the start of another work week, I am thankful for the progress that was made on the tiny house build this weekend. Even with our primary builder Dusty getting pulled away to another job site, we managed to get all of the walls up and framed 4 of the 13 windows!

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We are really excited to see the house take shape as the pile of construction materials begin to dwindle. It’s also encouraging to see that our estimates for building supplies has been really close to what we are actually using.At this point we have a few items to return, but very little waste.

We got a lot done, but might have been able to get even more done if we hadn’t changed the size of the kitchen window at the last minute, causing a little bit of…

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10 Facts About Homelessness: Fact 7

 

Still in the affordable housing vein, Fact 7 highlights the housing crisis and unemployment crisis we have been facing for the past several years.
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Unemployment is down nationwide, yes, according to the numbers. The reality is that people are qualifying for less time, no extensions, and required to fill out work search requirements in order to prove you’re trying to find work. But finding work here on the Kenai that can support a family can be difficult. Tourist season is imminent and along with the summer months comes increased job opportunities as employers ramp up for the extra business in months ahead. Unfortunately the same time period sees a dramatic increase in rents for many available properties. And most of these jobs are temporary and low pay.