Who would have planned for 36 hours of rain in mid-December (and a high of 16 degrees). There's no climate change going on here! So this fine weather is holding back our backfill progress another day, but we should be done by Saturday. The pool guys have said they're going to be putting the liner and water in today - that will be very messy work, but I guess the appeal of the warm temperatures is outweighing the damp and muddy conditions. Good luck to them!