Entries by Donna Steensma

The Times They are a Chain-ging

We took this photo of a cowboy with his burro and wood (love the chainsaw), on the way back from a quadding trip to San Sebastian.watch full Transformers: The Last Knight 2017 movie by Donna Steensma Click here to view more Photos of the Week Now it’s your turn! Email us your photos (at least 500 pixels wide) to […]

Project Angelina is Complete!

Thursday was the Big Day. Bob Gill, Brian Blevings and I went shopping for the family. We purchased 4 new beds and mattresses. We bought the children bunk beds… they were so excited… quite a change from sleeping on a mattress on the dirt floor. We replaced their stove and fridge. The fridge was rusty […]

Project Angelina: Angelina’s House Has Walls

Hi Everyone. Just a short update. The project slowed down a little a week ago, as the Maestro of the project, Jose, hurt himself, and ended up in the hospital. He is recuperating now… and things are moving along nicely. Angelina and her family are still living in the rental home, just around the corner […]

Project Angelina is Making Progress

We are on our way home to Langley BC. When we left, Jose and his crew had the foundation completed and were starting the walls. No cement walls poured in Mexico. They used 5,000 bricks and blocks for this small house. Since the house is on a hill, all the bricks were carried up the […]

Project Angelina: Construction Begins

We made great headway this past Friday and Saturday. We prepared the footings for the walls. At one point there were 17 men working, and some volunteers. Many of the Mexicans are working on this project at reduced wages. Our nephew Andrew sent us an article from the Toronto paper. I want to share them […]

Project Angelina: Demolition

Hola to all from sunny and HOT Mexico. This was a successful day on the project. The backhoe spent the afternoon excavating, preparing the site for the foundation. Angelina’s father, has set himself up in a little shelter, to guard the site day and night. Still more funds are coming in, including someone who gave […]

Project Angelina

Angelina is a young lady, who is 29 years old. She was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy. She had an operation when she was 12 years old. After the operation she was paralyzed. Angelina spends many days every week sitting in her wheel chair, on the main street of La Penita with a basket on her […]