Unpacking after a trip, or not | Home Again
Last updated 3/8/2019 at Noon
I enjoy packing for a trip. I know other people who enjoy that task, too, and I know some who say they dislike it, totally. As to people who enjoy unpacking after they return home, I don’t recall meeting any of them.
Unless I walk straight into my home and put my suitcase directly onto my bed, there is no guarantee that the thing won’t sit in the entry hall for several days, stuffed with dirty socks and T-shirts, souvenirs I’ve already forgotten about, the book I didn’t finish reading, and a fat envelope of brochures and maps, which I might never miss.
Occasionally, I open the sui...