The framing has started - and the excavator has been working on the grading and retaining walls. What a difference a little lumber can make in your perspective.
Building a house "in a hole" can lead to some interesting grading issues. We luckily have a talented excavator - and Dave has a great eye for where the water will go. Living in the 'swamp lands' of Ohio probably helped.
You can see the lawn taking shape daily. And Maine rocks are perfect for retaining walls.