OK Mom and Tony-- (and Lauri, too) these are for you---
Updated house pictures. It's coming along. We've now concluded this really is an Extreme Home Makeover-- in SS..LLL..OOO...WWW motion. Like 3 years slow :)
the bottom half of the house is ready for stone to be added.
Notice how Mark's hole in the upper window really stands out, adding some extra character?? :)