we did more work on the wall this weekend. first, re-construction, resulting in this:
then, Ryan limewashed all the exposed bags, and threw a few batches of plaster to round out the day's work. here he is, throwing plaster in a blur of motion as the sun sinks:
in the morning, that all turned out to look like this:
i'm really happy to have those gaps patched up.
and last night i spotted our two known toads in the herb garden. first the baby toad:
and the parent toad:
these two are responsible for keeping our night-roaming insect population down to something manageable; we have seen almost no cockroaches this year, thanks to these stalwart eaters of nocturnal insects. i love toads.