The TV show "Extreme Makeover: The Home Edition" is in our neighborhood this week, believe it or not. They are building a brand new house for a woman who lives about a block and a half from us. The hoopla is not to be believed. Draconian security surrounds the production, spilling over to the neighbors (you need a pass to access your own home if your house is located in the secure area, which is a three-block radius on all sides of the production).
While the road and alley closings have been a bit inconvenient, there is one bonus: our alley is closed:
There was progress today on the deck, as you can see:
The roof, which was taken off on Tuesday night:
. . . has been sheeted and is almost ready for shingles:
The shingles were delivered late this afternoon and are sitting on the (closed) sidewalk:
As a teaser, here's a picture of what will be my front yard at the new house: