Remember how big that tree was? Believe it or not, these are the only bricks that were knocked loose.
One of the milestones of this week was the arrival of the mason to fix this corner*. E the Excellent Painter also got most of the painting ready for final touchup, which has made a huge difference. And the tile is in and grouted. Another huge difference. The end is in sight! [resounding applause!]
* informally known as the F&D missing bricks