Son David Jr. loaned us his large utility van for the first load inluding Erin's refinished dresser that stood in service in Erin's bedroom for years, in its original pea green paint, until last year when Dee bit the bullet and refinished it to its golden oak underneath the horrid paint we made Erin live with for so long. She never complained.
Also going is a second-hand store desk with a glass top which Erin bought in July. She didn't think she would use the glass top but was advised by David that glass tops are great for putting pictures and things under. OK, she said.
Plenty of other goods will fit in the van, too, including among many things the dross from our kitchen utensil drawer that Dee cleaned out last night. It was the kind of drawer that was so loaded with stuff that digging through it was a matter of having to be careful that it would close again.
This an experience that every parent goes through. An up-side is that now we can get to our kitchen tools again. The down-side?