Time to pack up

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Registered: 01-07-2004
Time to pack up
Tue, 07-31-2012 - 3:07pm

DD19 goes back to school on Sunday.  This summer we rented a small storage unit for all of her college junk.  I just didn't want it taking up room at the house. Of course, somehow about 1/2 of it ended up in her bedroom.  Since it is the last day of the month, I decided to go ahead and load up my car and empty the unit out (I'm too cheap to pay a full month's rent for August when she'd only have her stuff here for 4 days.  I'll drive around looking like a gypsy wagon for a few days, but that is ok.

When do your college kids start?

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Registered: 07-30-1997
Tue, 07-31-2012 - 3:37pm
8/20 here; ds is switching Us so it's a week earlier than his other one, which makes it interesting in a way as we'd scheduled vacation 8/11-8/18, but at least it's only about 3 miles from home/ his condo! So we will come back Saturday evening and he starts that Monday. We're in the process of moving that pile you mention to his condo - funny how it doesn't hold all of that junk any more! ;o)

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Registered: 01-05-2005
Wed, 08-01-2012 - 9:36am

Dd19 starts her senior year on 8/20; dh is driving her back on 8/11. That will give her some time to get settled in her new apartment, get ready for classes and attend several meetings/groups for activities/internships/jobs. We will definitely miss her!!  And btw, driving around like a gypsy is probably better than having your living room look like a back room at Goodwill, lol!!  We are "staging" her stuff there. :smileyhappy:

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Registered: 12-16-2003
Fri, 08-03-2012 - 8:56pm
Dd moves in on 8/16 and classes start on the 20th.

Ramona  Mom to 2 great kids and wife to one wonderful hubby since 1990!