Murphy's Law strikes a lot when packing up a house to move.
...you generically label the same uniform boxes with 'books,' stack em up so they look like a cardboard version of a Lego wall and then get an invitation to speak on a panel with writers whose books you own but haven't yet read but which are packed in a box, a uniform box labeled 'books.' Hmmmmm.
...When packing said books, you suddenly realise you need to do some serious inventory control when you pack the third copy of a book you never really needed in the first place, and haven't got around to reading anyway. Hmmmmmm.
...That a boxful of magazines weighs so much its dense mass runs the risk of collapsing in upon itself and creating a small black hole. Hmmmmm.
...Which would explain where some of those things I can't find have disappeared...
...Has anyone seen the cat?
...Or my children?!!!