And now the time is here...it's being built. Although we had parents who had wanted to help, their schedules got ahead of them, so Mark is doing a lot of the work on his own. We're hoping to have Papa come and help with the finishing touches soon though!
So here's the progress...
Before (Yes, I actually remembered a before!)
All children were removed from steps before building began.
Back to the deck...
Here's what it looked like at the end of April:
Starting to frame it out.
And at the end of May:
I still contend that I'm married to a Super Man! He did all of this himself! Please also keep in mind that he is working on this when he gets home from work and then on days off...which have been very few with all of our other activities and traveling going on....told ya...Super Man.
His goal before Papa comes is to get the decking down (and he's hoping to enlist a friend one afternoon so it goes quickly) and then have Papa help with the railings and steps (and I'm hoping they can work in a built in bench too).