And there are pictures, so that meant I didn't kill anyone else, either. (Celebrate the small victories, people!)
After days of digging and raking, we spent another tamping the dirt down, trying to get it level.
Even though we were very tired and wanted to quit, we knew we couldn't. For my cat would never be clean again.
Another day of laying the paver base and leveling out the sand. Then another laying the blocks.