I've not been down to the neighbor's house to work with her mule and donkey for a while, my plan is to go down there today. It's very sunny, almost 60F and WONDERFUL outside!
I'm working on making screens for the back work room and the atrium on the front of the house. I'd hoped to get the atrium built by now (it was started last November!) but the weather just didn't cooperate. My goal is to make the house more energy efficient by blocking the southwest wind in the winter, having some late growing space and using the new space (roughly 8' x 23') as a passive solar collector for the house to use as warmth. Here is what the shell of the atrium looks like: