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And So It Begins

Apartment update: The plan is less to "move in" than to "colonize gradually." The idea is that this will take more time but cause less stress and potentially use fewer boxes, as some can be emptied out and then re-used immediately. Still, a certain amount of packing does have to happen, and my apartment is starting to get that familiar "a tornado passed through here" look.

On the bright side, I was sorting through some stuff in the closet, and I discovered a whole cache of sheet music that I'd feared was lost to the ages. Huzzah!


Also, how ironic is it that, when scheduling an appointment to be re-certified in German for a fellowship application, I have to be mindful not to double-book with the days when I'm tutoring someone in German?

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meckinock
Aug. 7th, 2013 11:33 pm (UTC)
Colonizing gradually sounds like a good plan.

I remember when you moved into your current apartment. I can't believe it's been seven years. Holy cow. It's been a great place so I'm sorry you have to leave. But it's time for you to move on to bigger and better things. I'm glad you found a "good enough" short-term place.
frenchpony
Aug. 7th, 2013 11:41 pm (UTC)
I've had a couple of friends who have moved by colonizing gradually, and it seems to have worked out pretty well for them. I have another friend who is in the process of gradually colonizing a new place, and we'll be trading moving help as we go along.

I really don't want to leave the current apartment, but I guess I have to. It's not only University housing, it's really desirable University Housing, and I'm sure they have someone all set to move in as soon as I'm out. Oh, well. It's been a lovely seven years in that place, but maybe it'll turn into a lovely time in a completely new place soon enough. And, for now, the "good enough" apartment beckons. I do like the new place, and it'll be fun to change things up a bit. And it does have some features that my current apartment lacks, like ceiling fans and an actual grownup method of letting guests into the building.

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