In the morning I had my doubts, but he started moving mattresses and piles and bags of stuff after lunch, and they were popping popcorn for their weekly movie night by six pm. Honestly, I don't know where all that stuff was stored in our house (and summer kitchen).
Here are a few photos taken in the last couple days. There are still a few things to finish in the house (and out), but they are in their own space before we get a few more students on Tuesday, September first. Classes will begin the following week.
|Wednesday ... not quite ready|
|Friday... stove hood up|
Friday morning we bought divans (couches), and Ukrainian style, so everyone of the three can turn into a bed. They were delivered that afternoon. Garry had ordered some before I came back, but they were not going to be ready on time, so the order was cancelled.
|three couches for lots of seating|
|Had to unstack the bunk beds in this room, for safety,|
still waiting for some bolts
|the table on the parents side assembled|
this is a typical Ukrainian kitchen table (it flips to get twice as big)
|Garry trimmed a door in the morning, more to do later...|
|Sasha hard at work|
|digging through the cobblestone road|
|Andrey, the new student|
|it continues around the front of the house|
|and the side to the cistern|
|Kolya and Valera working|
|finished under the road!|
Maria, Garry's trade school assistant/translator got to climb down and clean it out after the water was out and I have a photo! Later in the afternoon, fresh water went in the cistern.
|there she is!|
|the washing machine will go between|
The girls were busy packing up, washing sheets and cleaning the new house, sweeping, and washing bathrooms and floors.
|Masha (Maria) was washing doors and windows|
Yes, no one was injured in the process of moving. However, one of the girls did get a small burn on her chin eating my pizza the night before. I made pizza twice in the last week, other than that my kitchen was their kitchen.