The Parallel Universe of Packing

I'm packed and I still have thirty minutes before we have to leave for the airport. This fact deserves a blog post of it's own.It's about 40 degrees outside, the air-conditioning is getting a work out after days, possibly weeks of 40 plus temperatures - and I'm sitting here on my bed dressed in wooly tights, knee high boots and two layers of … [Read more...]

What are you packing?

I was standing in the basement of our new Canadian home surrounded by boxes. We were down to the left over boxes, the ones without an obvious home. Glasses/cutlery went in the kitchen and sheets/blankets in the linen press, but these were the boxes that had missed a label. It was all the "stuff" that came from the back of the cupboards in our last … [Read more...]