Archive for the ‘Gary’s Building Journal’ Category


Happy Labor Day

Someone asked me if I liked the cooler temperatures better because the workers complained less.  Without even thinking about it, I told them the workers never complain.  I just know it’s so much easier on everyone when we’re not working through intense heat. It’s the truth.  I rarely hear anyone complain about the weather on […]

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New Mexico Christian Children’s Home

The New Mexico Christian Children’s Home is growing, and I’m pleased to be playing a part. On a sunny February day west of Portales, we broke ground on the newest cottage. I appreciate the NMCCH for their great work with kids, and I’m grateful to the board for allowing me to build this new addition […]

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Wrapping It Up

This may be my constant job description:  Wrapping things up.  Always trying to see a project to completion.  It’s been a good year with good projects, and as 2011 draws to a close, I’m trying to bring a couple of projects to the finish line. Today it’s freezing cold in eastern New Mexico.  Temperatures won’t […]

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Portales Valley Church of Christ

There is always a massive push to finish a big project, and it usually takes some kind of rallying cry.  Since I typically build houses, that chant usually goes like this:  “The carpet is coming!  The carpet is coming!”  I get it scheduled, and everyone knows they have to wrap up their part and be […]

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Sandy’s Field Days

Sandy has a blog called “My Field Days”.  Yesterday she wrote about being back on the job.  Take a couple of minutes to read the entry.  You’ll like it. I agree.  To all the men and women who work so hard on our projects, we both say “Thank You”! Gary Fields – Field Day, Inc. […]

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Church Building

2011 has proven itself to be one busy year.  One of the tasks on the “to-do” list was to get a website up and running.  Better late, than never. Sandy and I are in the middle of several projects right now.  The biggest one being the future  – and soon to be actual – location […]

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