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Today I finish cleaning the shed out back, and start shuffling bins into it. I have a couple of Sharpie pens so I can label the bins, and I've been inventorying things and have files on the computer so I can search that before I go out to the shed and begin to haul bins around to get to something.  Because sure as I pack it away I'm going to need it - and it will be the one fartherest away from the door.

Since it's a 3 day weekend, I should be able to get most of it done this weekend.

Then I get to paint all the walls a dull but sellable beige.

By Memorial Day, I'll be ready to pull up all the old carpeting and refinish the hardwood floors underneath (except the converted garage - that's a cement floor under there).

And then the house will be ready to put on the market. The most likely months for it to sell will be July/August and November/December because the house's biggest selling draw is its proximity to all the schools and most parents prefer not to move during the semester.

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