Sorry, we took so long. I had a lot to pack.’
‘I’m sure you did. I hope you packed it well,’ he smiled away”
Shifting to a new place always comes with a lot of hassles and muscles. It scares you: all the noise, the rattling, the shaking. But the look on everybody’s face when you’re finished and packing, it’s the best smile in the world; and there’s nobody hurt, and the well’s under control.