One piece of good news. I got a phone call from the SeaTac Airport Lost & Found. They had my copy of Quicksilver (I had my phonenumber on a postit inside the flap), and so I will be able to pick it up from them on my return.
This morning, I cooked breakfast (it's amazing how fast eggs are on a gas range) for the two of us, and then we said a long goodbye. She has stuff she MUST do in her roles as "worker at a non-profit" and "Birth Sister", so I will have to make my own way to the airport.
I leave here at 3pm Eastern, and arrive in Seattle at 8pm Pacific.