Moving Sucks, part 2: Packing

Packing is a pain. It is time consuming to fill the boxes, but even more time-consuming to pack them well. You really would like things that are used together to get packed together. Unfortunately, you also must put things together such that they fit in boxes well. This is why my long T-square ended up in the same box as my long dresses.

We have the additional constraints that

Finally, there is the issue of just not seeing things that you need to pack. For example, after the crew finished loading up the truck, I went back inside, wiped my feet on the small klim right inside the door, looked down, and cursed. That rug was "just a part of the furniture" and so I didn't see it.


Ducky Sherwood