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{box by box} #sol16

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It's been a whirlwind of a week that has felt more like a month with the official moving day:

Packing and emptying a 1950 Cape Cod family built and owned house full of 11 years of ... stuff.

A move to just the next town over ... but far enough away to find newness in it all.
A new house with bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone ... and an extra for Grandma and Grandpa.

Setting up room by room with the help of family ... even when I don't know where I want that.
Arriving at a new school ... for the first time on a school bus.

A new teacher, new routines, and new friends  ...  only for a month.
It seems like we are on vacation settling into a rental home that we will leave in a week or two.  It's still surreal eating breakfast at the new dining room table and making dinner in the new kitchen.

But box by box, unwrapped item by unwrapped ite…