life in halifax

Halifax Adventure #1: On Packing, and Leaving Behind

"The hardest part of the packing is done," I told my mom two days ago, sagging onto the couch just before supper, "I've sorted through which books I'm bringing and which ones I'm leaving behind." That, it seems, is the central motif of my cross-country move. What am I taking? And what do I have to leave behind?