more digging for the observatory

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Observatory building is a slow process….especially when rain interrupts the digging schedule.  It’s been over a week since the last shovel of dirt was turned because it’s been raining every afternoon.

The dirt here is very clingy and gets really sticky when it’s wet.   The progress so far is above.  The final digging will show about a 2.5 feet deep footer for the slab that will support the walls.  Since the property has a gentle slope to it, the sticks serve as leveling helpers.