Then the week of July 4th, Jer stripped all the ivy off the fence, which left it looking like this:
My parents came to visit in mid-July and they helped put up a new fence. Since then Jer and I have been working outside, and now the back of our yard looks like this:
We put in river pebbles and planted a bunch of new things, which make me tired just thinking about. Hopefully they don't die. First time it rains I expect the dust to wash off the rocks and change the way everything looks. Until then, hello new backyard.
All photos in this post were taken by Jeremy.