Books packed, furniture disassembled, papers purged, clothing sorted, kitchen to be stored tomorrow by the professionals. Pictures removed from most walls to be carefully stowed in special containers by people with insurance who will pay for damage.
And this image watches over the quiet chaos, as she has for the past partial year, with a calm and inspirational gaze. Kate comes with us yet at her own pace. Perhaps among the last things to be hidden in bubble wrap and cardboard.
Friday we all say good-bye to Philly.