My climbing cat was a bit of a diversion...
...as was the fact that the plywood seemed to be milled just for me...
For those who have been wondering why George doesn't appear in the blog very often... His visits to the worksite are more brief than Bear's probably in part due to the fact that, with his black fur, he quickly cooks in the direct sunlight. (See him under the tarp four photos back?)
Dale arrived during the early afternoon and helped apply the rest of the sheathing.
Paula, Frida, and Lilly arrived, and Frida became the official photographer for the rest of the wall raising. Here is Frida with safety glasses on.
Then we raised the wall...
...slid it into place, plumbed it, and fastened it.
After we were done, we admired our work.
Frida demonstrated the use of the new bedroom window spaces.