12:09 – We’re still in the process of building kits for inventory for the August/September rush. I find myself thinking about things I’d never considered, such as “how high can I stack these things without crushing the bottom boxes?” It’s also interesting to watch the piles of boxes of components diminish as we build kits, converting bunches of miscellaneous boxes to stacks of neatly organized shipping boxes.
A few months ago, the city replaced our recycling bins with large roll-out carts, and reduced pick-up frequency from weekly to every other week. At the time, we thought we’d never fill that cart in just two weeks, but with recycling component boxes we end up filling it to the brim every time. And Barbara still occasionally has to make a cardboard run to drop off a truckload of flattened boxes at the recycling center.