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Rock’n the “Li’l Stone House”

November 16th, 2013 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Lil Stone House | Pueblo | Pueblo House | Stone House - (Comments Off on Rock’n the “Li’l Stone House”)
A real work of art!

We finished all the things we wanted to get done on the house last night. This morning we had breakfast & meeting to set out our priorities/tasks for the day and everything went beautifully. What a great event it was tonight. The talent we witnessed was fantastic. It’s so great to see the kids (little & big) enjoying art and music. Three little kids in particular were busy painting some wonderful art with Dad looking on.

We were all blown away when Cage (next door) rapped about his Gramma passing away recently. Then his sister Chasey did a couple numbers…followed by our own Alais Clay who performed her newest number (written only a few days before) and outstanding as usual.  Next up was Tammy with some poetry, then Samantha assisted by Guitarist from their PCC (Pueblo Community College). Next up was Cliff, who had seen the ad in the Chieftain newspaper last Wed. and, who came to play violin, then guitar and another instrument called a Didgeridoo, a long horn type thingy and very cool.  Alas our Stephanie (Alais Clay) belted out another during the night but with her sore throat was really struggling but still awesome. (more…)

Ready to roll on to Parkersburg

June 30th, 2013 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Pueblo | Stone House - (Comments Off on Ready to roll on to Parkersburg)
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The “V” has been taking up space in the back of our beautiful little Pueblo House.  If you look real close you can see it back there.  But now it’s time to get back on the roads and head East.   We never quite made it to the West Coast as planned and OTR apologizes to our friends there who wanted us to come out.  Unfortunately an urgent personal matter has come up, which is going to require me to be near Detroit.  So I’m starting the engine and heading out tomorrow (Monday).   I plan to arrive Thursday, where the “V” will be parked while I tend to these personal matters.    Afterward and depending how surgery goes,  it will be time to start our Organize Central -HQ in downtown Parkersburg, which hopefully we’ll have the 501c3 certificate available ,so the donation of that property can be finalized.   Larry has been quite patient as we wait on the Government to issue our certificate and allow us to forge ahead with reno’s and a city farmer’s market in the heart of Parkersburg.

The Li’l Red House and the Stone (Music & Art) House will be taken care of by Ed Sandoval, his girlfriend Mona and our newest addition to the team Ellis who has been working around the clock planting, hauling, fixing and watering.   Ellis came to us from Salt Lake City and had been following us for a while.  He came to the house when I got back and hasn’t left.  He’s going to be our maintenance guy for both properties.  We love his idea and creative solutions for our crazy layouts here, with regard to getting water and power to the MA House.   Between Ed, Mona, Ellis, Cory and my main man Glen Burke we’re in good hands.  (more…)

More on Li’l Red and the Music & Art House

June 26th, 2013 | Posted by Occupy The Roads in Pueblo | Stone House - (Comments Off on More on Li’l Red and the Music & Art House)
Our little gem.

Well, everyone has been crazy busy here with our newest addition.  The Music & Art house has come a long way in a short period of time.  Paul has done an amazing job with the gardens.  We had a guest here (Chris from Buffalo) who worked really hard putting in plants and cleaning the house upstair and then painting.   Unfortunately he’s not able to continue and we wish him well.  Cory found an ad on Craigslist and scored a bunch of furniture an fixtures that in the end were donated.  All in all, it was a crazy couple weeks.  All the plants were salvaged.  It’s amazing what stores throw out and just a little dumpster diving got some trees and bushes that, with any luck, will survive and help to beautify the grounds.   The landscape is well underway.  Ed, Mona and Ellis helped plant roses bushes and berry bushes along the fences of both the “Lil Red House” and the “Stone House” so it’s going to look pretty awesome when done. (more…)