Here is what my daughter texted during her first week in a far away city where she is going to University:
"It is really hard to deal with not having any of my stuff- no furniture, books or internet.
Now I know how difficult it was for the pilgrims when they came to America to set up their apartments...."
Here is the email I just sent my husband tonight (he is away):
Thank you so much for calling to remind me to do poop patrol.
It was almost dark so I used a flashlight, giving a beautiful glow to
each little piece of shit (although also causing me to miss and get my hands dirty.
So nice of you to think of the little things, even when you are away!
And his response: