For one who likes instant gratification ("Awww, we have to actually measure?!") I was even impressed at how quickly this project came together.
All kudos should go to Chris. I had little to no involvement besides the occasional, "Are you sure that's straight? And, "I think you need more sand under that paver." Oh, and moving that big heap of rocks to the back of the house...never should have volunteered myself.
Without further ado, our weekend patio project:
It's no backyard and our "patio furniture" is hardly noteworthy, but hey, it works!