I like the strangest things...the shovel at the ready for those shovel-ready jobs.
How do you get a project accomplished that you know is above your abilities? I start right in knowing full well that John will not be able to take it for long. Works like a charm and I always get more than I was even imagining.
The hill had been eroding and we needed to stop it. My idea was to build stairs. John's idea was to build a "patio."
Rain came in the night and chiseled a groove on the left side there. He'll be working on getting that smoothed out eventually before it gets too hard. We have more work to come and perhaps I'll show our progress again some fine day. You may remember seeing this area looking this way: