A long day. That's the only way to describe today. A long day of packing boxes and furniture and groceries and then unpacking them at the apartment, and then packing boxes and furniture and clothes and more groceries to be taken to the Family Farm. I don't know if I'll ever be able to find anything again. Or if I want to.
The silver lining behind such a day would be that we are finished moving. Ah, yes. Wouldn't that be an excellent silver lining? Unfortunately, we aren't finished. The house isn't empty. Who would have thought that a 24' moving van, two trucks, and a trailer later we would still have stuff remaining at the house? If I had any poetry left in me at all I might write about the excesses of our society, and blah blah blah how does a four person family accumulate so much stuff, all of which I feel quite certain I need. Too bad for the commentators though: I have nothing to say about that except that at the moment the only possessions in my grip are my toothbrush, a tshirt and a pair of clean underwear stashed in my purse. I at least had the foresight to plan that since it may be a couple days before we access our clothes.
Let's see...before I crash from exhaustion I need to announce the winners of my little DVD giveaway. The very sweet Randomizer.Org picked out four numbers for me: 2, 1, 13, 6. That means a big ole' congratulations to Lara, Kristan, Sarah, and Glory Laine. Yay for you. Oh, wait, I can sound excited without actually having to exert any more energy. YAY FOR YOU! (I love exclamation points. I feel like I lose calories just by using them.) Oddly enough, dear winners, I don't have your addresses, so why don't you send them my way and I'll ship a movie off to you. Not this week, but next week for sure.
Speaking of this week, I'm going to take a short break from blogging. First of all, I'm not quite sure when we'll have Internet at the apartment. Second of all, I need to unpack my computer (I'm using my mom's right now). Third of all, I start teaching classes on Thursday.
And fourth and finally, I just have a lot of other things I should be doing. To that end, I'll be back after Labor Day. Or maybe on Labor Day. I'm completely unpredictable like that. And moody. And in desperate need of shower.
Have a wonderful end of August. See you in September.