Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes July 2020

The workshop      It is hot! I am spending mornings working outside and afternoons inside. I’m thankful for this mountain retreat. It is cooler here than in other places by nearly 10 degrees.   We  spent a great week in Pennsylvania with my mom.    In  two more weeks...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes June 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes June 2020

The workshop It is starting to heat up in the South. We continue with the outdoor work before we have the 90 degree days of late summer. We removed the small trees and burned them. A friend had a method to separate the wood from the dirt piles. Finally we can smooth...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes May 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes May 2020

The Workshop With the U.S. in social distancing we focused on cheap, inefficient, manual labor – us! We spent many days cutting down pine trees and making huge brush piles. I am saving the trunks for future building projects. We dug a small flower garden and...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes April 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes April 2020

Good news  Snow in the distance! Driving to town for essential supplies I spotted snow in the higher elevation mountains. I pulled over to share a picture with you all. Covid-19 Some of you may know that Stephanie desired to reacquaint herself with hospital nursing...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes March 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes March 2020

Life got easier this month! The internet company in our area just finished installing service to our remote neighborhood. We now have internet after 9 months of living without. This is making ministry easier.How is the house coming? I get asked this continuously and I...
Brian & Stephanie Forbes February 2020

Brian & Stephanie Forbes February 2020

   The beauty of this area is growing on me. How many of you have a view like this from your local hardware store? I have made many trips trying to figure out how to match the trim now in the house. We also had someone come and measure the guest area for carpeting.   ...