So today was filled with bleaching floors and sweeping up roaches that we killed in a room with some crazy chemical spray for roaches ($14 per bottle). The roaches were only in one room far away from where we are sleeping by the way. Luke and Alex and Bryan finished yard work in super heat so the church would look good for the visitors later on. We ate Vietnamese food for lunch and then went to the Somali mall. We then came back and cleaned a 15 foot long 5 foot wide stainless steel grill. We set up the inflatables for the kids club and there was a hole in one inflatable and it fell on some kids who were jumping in it and then we patched with MacGyver tape.
Then I, Brett, went in the dining area to see how Tammy was doing and I almost stepped on something and it was a bat. Tammy and I both screamed like girls but we held it together and then I put a trash can lid on top of it and it began to hiss and squeal. I put some chairs on top of the lid and went to get someone and Bryan jumped on the chance to get rid of the bat. When he came in he was not too excited any longer, but he and I managed to get a trash bag over the lid and tape down part of the bag to the floor and got the lid out while the bat was still under the bag. the problem became the tape because if we took the tape up, the bat would escape and we were told we could not kill it because it is illegal, so I got a large towel and held it down while Bryan took the tape off the floor. When he got the tape off he ran away but then manned up and held the door open for me while I threw the bat, the bag and the towel out the door which is a basement door with an 8 foot wall then a handrail above it. I somehow missed the wall and handrail and sent the stuff flying. I went out with a broom and finally uncovered the bat that flew away and circled around as it is probably planning its return with 7 of its friends.
Sorry for the terrible grammar and run on sentences and terrible transitions. We again worked a 12 hour day or so and it is 10:53 and the girls are still out taking showers and are not back yet.
Thanks for praying and keeping up with us. Sorry there are no pics of the bat, but there was no time to take one since we were so busy not letting the trash lid up.