Well one thing I have learned, is that my muscles maybe in shape to work on the house, the others aren't in shape to hitch up the trailer. I had no trouble going through and remembering the various things that had to be done to hitch up - even double checked against my check-list. Almost like never forgetting to ride a bike or type on a typewriter. Typewriter? Okay that dates me.
The big problem came when I attempted to get the trailer pulled past the garage. Won't go into an explanation, but between the truck and the trailer I could have taken out the southwest corner of the garage. Ha. Ended up using the jack wheel, unhitching, pushing the front of the trailer away from the garage, re-hitching and THEN successfully getting the trailer where I wanted it for the night. I was pooped and hungry so we ordered pizza from Arthur's Pizza and Mexican Food. So Eggcarto is back in his home spot now, sporting new tires. Next is a new battery as the current one is 5 years old.
In a week the U-Haul truck will be loaded and the carpets will be getting cleaned as well as a little bit of plumbing work being done. A week from tomorrow we shall be on the road. Son, who lives in Socorro NM, will be here to help load and drive; daughter Juno is taking time off to help load and drive too. And Buster is going with us, but not driving and I doubt he will be doing any loading.