The official groundbreaking took place yesterday morning, they hope to pour the foundation within the next couple of days. I know from watching other houses in the neighborhood that once that happens, things occur quickly. I'm looking forward to seeing that happen as it will give us a good idea of how much of a yard we will have. It's hard to picture it now without any frame of reference.
Here are some relatively uninteresting pictures of our lot before they broke ground. I anticipiate I'll be posting a lot more now that the construction has officially begun. Well, at least I will try to fit it in between all of the packing we have to do at our current home...
Our neighbors to the right
Lack of neighbors to the left, although the lot right next to us recently sold