Archive for July 6, 2013
Sometimes I find it fun to tell people that me, my husband, and our three cats have moved six times in five years. Inevitably those people will look at me with a strange mixture of horror and pity. I personally look back on all that packing, unpacking, travelling, and shuffling with a strange kind of pride. Moving is hard. What made it even harder was that most of the moving that we have done was without the help of movers. My family and friends have helped us more times than they had any responsibility to, and if not for them I can only imagine the various kinds of pain and frustration my husband and I would have gone through. That is not to say that we did not suffer plenty anyway.
Skinned knees, bruised limbs, strained backs, traumatized cats, and more than one shattered breakable heirloom…these thi