Mark Jr and I were victorious in our quest to beat the attic!!! We pulled down the stairs and returned victorious three hours later. Yes, in the end we were both drenched with sweat, my hair sticking to my head, and Mark Jr was covered in dirt. But there were stacks of boxes piled in one room to be sold next weekend at our yard sale, piles of trash in another awaiting a dump run and still more left up in the attic (in an organized manner) waiting to be moved to the new house . . .
It took us three house, but we WON!