There's been a lot of progress on the patio since Monday when they ripped the old deck off. On Tuesday they came in with an excavator and shovels and created the shape, then they began to build the stone walls.
Much of the stone work was done by this lovely young woman, which pleased me no end. And she did a very good job.
Here's what it looked like yesterday afternoon.
The main part of the bricks are laid and the stairs are just about finished and you can see the basic shape of the ground level patio. Bricks still need to be laid on the top level and the edges have to be done. Unfortunately, they ran out of bricks so we're still waiting for it to be completed. I guess not much will happen now until Monday. But we think it's going to be a lovely place to hang out this summer.