We're back! It was a crazy time. We have everything from the house into our garage, with much of it given away to neighbors or to St. Vinnie's, with a bunch going to the dump. We came back yesterday, and as I drove away the powerwasher came. A handyman is coming to do a few fixes over the next few days, then we'll have the garden fixed and the house will be deep cleaned and then it might even be on the market in a week! We're excited and exhausted.
In addition, I had to clean out my office at school and got to see a lot of my masters' students in person! Retiring got very emotional: my masters' students gave presentations Monday and Tuesday and I basically sat and wept during most of the presentations on Tuesday.
Most days we collapsed on the couch and watched an episode of Bosch and went to bed, then woke up at 6:30 and did it all over again. But there was a bit of needlework. First, I finished my TNT:
And now we're back to this:
And I'm so happy.