my mother (and possibly my father, not sure) is/are coming down today to help me out, which will be useful. have to do a couple errands out as well: get more antihistamines, mail oscuridad's prints, visit a coinstar machine, make one last goodwill run. I can probably go ahead and pack my printer and scanner today, too, or at least unhook them. if I get enough done I may go back to Maine with parental units tonight so I can see Harry and Thea again before I leave.
it's really starting to hit me how much I will miss about living here. I still dislike the city and the area, but the people here have meant so much to me, and it feels so strange to be deliberately leaving that all behind. I left people behind when I left Pittsburgh, too, but it wasn't quite the same - I was leaving because of a job, which while I was taking it voluntarily still didn't have the same feeling that it was entirely my choice.
dammit, need to work on that transporter design. I think I only have a couple theoretical wrinkles left to work out :)