Tag Archives: Palmgrove

Parting Pictures of Palmgrove People

Written by: The Bridge on Monday, October 6th, 2008

We have had requests for pictures of Palmgrove people. Everyone wants to see pictures, but no one is willing to take them. I ask Brian to do it; he asks why I don’t do it. Well, now that we have Eddie, Anna and Sandra here with us, as of last week, we asked Eddie Vetter to mention at Sunday church that everyone should gather outside to take communal pictures. Now we have some we can share with our brothers and sisters back home. For those of you who have been here in Palmgrove, you will enjoy very much to see how the younger ones have grown.

Soak away

Written by: The Bridge on Tuesday, September 9th, 2008

Here in Palmgrove one ends up finding many different ways of constructing things.  One that contrasts a lot with what I am used to is the Soak Away.  It really isn't anything new.  It's what professionals might call a septic field tank.  It is a big cement tank in the ground where the sewer of the house goes to.  The sewage soaks away directly from the tank into the ground around it.  That is because the ground around here is all sand which absorbs water really well.  In the time I’ve been here, I have never seen a situation where ther....