Well, I couldn’t leave you hanging, could I?
See? It could be Fried Okra…
In other news, the arches are all finished and I think they look great.
I love the feel of the carport/party pavilion.
And now the masons have moved on to capping the retaining walls.
It’s looking good.
Some of the transition points were a little tricky and called for creativity.
And a working knowledge of geometry.
They went through a few bricks cutting the angles different ways before they finally hit on a solution.
This one works! No holes showing on either edge!
Meanwhile, there was a drain to be buried that will keep the water away from the foundation.
Eva would like you to think that she is burying this colossal “bone” all by herself, but
she definitely got a little help.
And while Builder Gary was moving dirt around, Israel was pressure washing the floor joists on the porch to make sure that they are nice and clean before the floors go on.
Here he is on the “grilling porch”.
I’m so excited about my grilling porch. I can’t wait to use it.I was so pleased that Justeen and Denise found a way to get my beloved Big Green Egg close to the kitchen. I couldn’t figure out a way to avoid going up and down stairs with a roasting pan of meat, but their solution was so perfect – so elegant!
I guess that’s whey we pay them the big bucks.