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We brought books, tools, and of course clothes. Some cooking gadgets and small appliances that I loved and that wouldn’t cost more to ship than to replace. Bought dishes, silverware, and cookware when we got here.

Brought way too much cold weather clothing (thinking oh what would happen if we had to go back to the mainland in the winter??) when really, if we had to cheap canada goose rush into cold weather unexpectedly, a pair of jeans and some layers and a light jacket would suffice until we could pick up something else at our cold destination. I kept it for about ten years and finally ended up giving it to the Salvation Army. No room in this little house for such silliness, canada goose outlet store LOL.

No furniture, no cars. We came with ten suitcases/garment bags/carry ons (at that time you could bring three big suitcases on a plane, no charge we paid, IIRC, $25 each for two more big ones and the carry ons were free) and we had friends ship boxes of stuff from the mainland when we had a permanent address.

We took valuables and important papers with us on the plane.

Looking back, I don’t think we’d do anything differently.

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