Monday, April 28, 2008

With the concrete floor polished and stained, it was finally time to mortar in the brick pathway. The bricks were salvaged from the original barn when it was deconstructed a year ago. I mixed the mortar in small batches and worked my way across the barn, leveling out the bricks as I went. The seams will still need to be grouted, but for now it is good enough.

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

April fools?

We happened to be out-of-town during Minnesota's April storm, which unloaded 30+ inches of snow on us. Add to it the avalanche that fell off the roof and, well, you can see the result. Now, where did I leave the shovel?