The movers had come and in a flurry of activity had boxed up everything we owned, save our summer clothes and suitcases. We became very familiar with those clothes and suitcases, because that was all we had in our possession for 6 months. HALF A YEAR.
Finally, FINALLY, This was us on November 7, 2011:
Dare I say it was better than Christmas? I think so, because being "home" is the best feeling of all.