My daughter has laid out her clothes for me to pack and has started to pack her bag for the train.
I'm a good organizer. I put the tiny things in the tiny pockets, the small things in the small pockets, the big things in the big pockets and the humongous things in the humongous pockets. Except Bear. Bear won't fit, so we'll need an extra bag, Mommy.She will have the use of my iPod during the train trip, now that I finally figured out how to delete the videos from the iPod without deleting them from iTunes. She's also packed four books ("big chapter books, Mommy"), her Nintendo DS, a sketchbook and a collection of CDs "in case we want to dance when I get there".
OK, it's time to pack my own clothes, sort through the stack my daughter left, charge the iPod and iPhone and find a set of earphones for each of us. Here's hoping those of you in the US have a good holiday weekend and stay safe from Gustav, and that we all find a few moments of true peace in the days to come.