We finished the porch ... well, it has a floor. Finished will mean screened in with a roof and all.
Ok...so we couldn't wait and this was really before the floor.
Ah. There's the floor.
Don't jump, Mercy!
My first company for lunch on the porch.
And now the mud part begins...just when I about had the yard looking good. Ah, well, it is all just temporary and now I have less to mow!
Coming down the driveway.
And around the corner.
He pushed the burn pile out of his way and was good sport
enough to let me save the little snake that was living
in there even though he is seriously afraid of snakes.
I was taking these pictures from the porch and when
he saw it, I started yelling, "Don't kill it, don't kill it, don't kill it!"
and running down the stairs. It took us three tries, but
now the snake lives in the woods.
There's the box...
...let the digging begin.
I'm telling you, that thing could dig!
Reminded me of the story,
Mike Mulligan and the Steam Shovel.
Even though there were a few little rocks!
Big septic tank.
Connections to house and leech field.
Big trenches beside my house for the leech field.
But, the fire pit was safe.
Big trenches all the way down the driveway for
the underground water and electric.
Big storm the night after the trenches are dug, so....
Scooping, scooping, scooping
water out of the low corner.
The trench makes a turn here and goes to the house.
Yes, he dug up my driveway, too.
But, I can forgive a lot when he has one of these...
...to drill the remaining 10 holes for the
In about 15 minutes!
And there he is, making it all
look so easy.
He could use that giant machine
so smoothly it looked like
an extension of his arms.
Rick helping to set the posts.
And our diagonals are within 1/4 inch!
Yes. We are that good.
Ack. What do you know about planting grass?
Can you see it is going to be a two car garage?
Don't mind the glare off of the metal roof.