It’s been a bit quiet here at Dar Moorishgirl, as I’ve been busy preparing for my upcoming nine-month stay in Morocco. By far the hardest task has been to pack up my office–a frighteningly messy place most of the time, now made even scarier by the addition of boxes and packing material everywhere. Alex has been very organized about his stuff, though. His comics collection is already in bins, and his books are neatly boxed and already stored in the basement. I’ve been begging him to help, but whenever he touches something, I tell him not to pack that yet, that I might still need it. Hence the continuing mess. And have I mentioned I’m revising the last third of my novel? And traveling? And trying to find a furnished apartment in Casablanca? God help me.