Little pieces that have fallen into place in the past week.
Most importantly, the much-awaited shelving arrived, and was constructed, dusted, and bracketed to the walls:
...and FILLED WITH YARNS:
At this point, we were SILLY with glee, and couldn't help ourselves -- we HAD to bury Alexa in the yarns:
(don't worry, the floors are clean!)
(and you can view her emergence from the pile of yarns on facebook)