So much to say, no Internet connection to allow me to do so.
Thus, in short: The Raggedys, The Little Old Lady & my Scarsdale Cousins are the most fantastic people ever. More to come on why that is. But in the meantime, shabbat shalom!
(P.S. My mom- she of polyglot fame- was brilliant to have us toivel, wash, bubble wrap and then ship over all the stuff. There is nothing as happymaking as setting up a kitchen and knowing you can eat off of everything RIGHT NOW. *squee* My beautiful kitchen.)