|Getting there...maybe 75% done with blue blocks|
My mom and I work on this side of the table. Other folks do other jobs; everybody has a specialty. We managed to clear this table and get everything boxed, but I'm reliably informed that it looked just the same again a couple of days later. It's a bit overwhelming, but just think: people are made happy when they buy super-cheap books, and the money goes to benefit the public library, so that's pretty good.
In other good news, I thought this was a pretty good op-ed in the New York Times the other day: Why 2017 Was the Best Year in Human History. There's plenty to worry about, but let's make sure to notice that hey, an awful lot of things are getting better.