But once we came back from convention, we got down to the business of having our retaining wall and second patio built. We went from this:
To this, with the work of our friends from Finlayson Landscape Design:
And then, after moving some plants I'd been saving for the spot, plus the dawn of a new season, this:
Yes, that's Booker in the middle of the planting bed. With his stick. The three of us have enjoyed sharing that space with our people.