Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Excavation extravaganzas

Recently the craft room has gone through an excavation and re-model - "after" pics to come soon - but that's nothing compared to the real excavation going on outside.  We are building a pole barn.  Or in other words:  a garage to hold Paul's cars.  I showed you the excavation that Paul and his brother did:
This is a trench for the essentials.  You know water and electric.  And apparently the other essentials - phone and cable.

Now we have this:
View from the house

View from the house

View on the other side, looking
toward the house.

View on the other side looking toward the house.
Check out that last picture.  Because our yard slopes, they had to build this end up six feet to make it level.  Crazypants.

Also, I made these Italian Meatball Sliders the other day:
Meatloaf mix, Italian sausage, other stuff, and basil on top.  YUM!

In Gardening News
Something is eating my cabbage:
But the tomatoes, zucchini and eggplant are going strong:
 

 And the green heron has been around a lot still. 
argh! --- sideways.  The heron is way
over there on the rock.
We saw it catching and eating a frog the other day.  Ewwwwwww!

1 comment:

  1. Lizzy, your garden is stupendous!
    About the "construction" ..oyoyoy !!! Do you have a factory/product photo of this much needed thingy?
    So, that slider looks yummo - is it a "hamburger" made with meatloaf seasoning?...if so, great idea!.. What's the other "stuff"in it ??? -fresh basil sounds magnificent too :) !!!
    Nice to have two of your blogs close together :)
    XXOO, meeeeeeee

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