It's been raining here pretty much 3 weeks straight with no end in next week's forecast either :(
The rain stops for maybe an hour a few times a day, which is only long enough for the sun to come out and make everything humid and buggy, but not really dry anything out.
If I didn't know better, I'd think I was in Florida. The temps might be in the 60's vs 90's, but the near-constant rain and humidity (and swarms of bugs) is similar. I intentionally chose an area that was cold and arid because humidity really screws me up even more than the heat does. Seriously, I can handle desert hot with little problems, but hot and humid blows. High humidity just sucks the life right out of me, making me cranky and lackluster.
But the bigger problem with all this rain is all the standing water. Sure, if it were just raining we'd still be able to work through it since it's not normally a downpour or anything. BUT the standing water is almost as treacherous, if not more so, than the snow for safe footing when working with chainsaws and hauling anything through the forest. AND the more you travel over this boggy tundra (even on foot) while it's wet, the faster it sinks and breaks through to the mud underneath... and once you do that, the area will be a maintenance problem forever.
While we are still slowly laying down corduroy on the main trail on the worst spots during the drier periods, we're trying not to destroy the driveway back to the cabin site... which pretty much means staying off it until everything drains and dries up. So the only progress we're making on the cabin is incidental... "fixing" the main trail so we can haul the building materials off the side of the road and down to the tent.
Although, I have been using the time to perfect my 3D model and write up the building docs with dimensions, diagrams, cut lists and nailing schedules. We can't even begin to make the concrete pad & pier assemblies since we have to pour the piers to level which means they have to be in place. We could start pouring the pads now... but they're almost 150 lbs each. I don't want to be lugging those suckers around any great distances if I can help it... so best to just wait until we can pour them on site :(
So, yes, the rain and mud are really starting to get us down and very frustrated. Our building window is getting smaller with each passing day and progress is pretty much at a standstill. BUMMER is putting it mildly.