So our wall is the right height now and is lovely.
And now the concrete:
The plywood subfloor is also down, but I wasn’t able to photograph it before they covered it up for the Christmas break. Believe me, there’s a floor under there (and insulation for the crawlspace):
We’re trying to keep Christmas simple this year, but we still had to have a tree and a few presents, at least:
Finally, because this blog is named after her, our favourite kitty, Kisa (we love you Boo, but Kisa remains our special miracle kitty):