The construction is progressing now. We have a concrete block and some framed walls. I think we might get a roof soon.

the piles of dirt have been pushed back into the holes they came from. At least in the front yard…And that leaves big smooth stretches of bare dirt.

And a lawn that was unwaterable for the hottest months of this year, and has given up the ghost.

My beautiful plants!

I couldn’t stand it. I couldn’t STAND it. A dead lawn, and naked dirt. I felt like I was grocery shopping in a ratty bathrobe. I was ashamed.

So I found some blue sage on sale, and planted it around the edge of the bare dirt. I thought at least that I could look like I was planning on doing something there, but it just wasn’t happening yet.

it looks kinda nice.

Soon, I will shop for a peach tree.