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The Wall is Done

The Wall is Done

Almost two years after the first digging started, and 10.5 months after serious and concerted work really began, our backyard wall is done!

Today I placed the last block of the wall. Hundreds and hundreds of blocks, tons and tons of rocks and dirt moved. All done!

Here is a time lapse of todays work (in glorious 4K), and below a whole slew of photos covering beginning and end!

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New Chicken Coop

New Chicken Coop

A few days ago we transitioned the chickens from their old coop to a new one we've been building for several months. This project involved more than just the coop, which is why it took several months. We replaced a crumbling fence with a gate, and built another gate to fully-enclose one of our side yards to serve as a chicken run. The new coop is very sturdy, has french doors for easy access, and should be very comfortable for the chickens.

There is still some work to be done, including figuring out what kind of siding we want to put on it, and also an automatic chicken door.