Categories: Personal

Packing has gotten less stressful over the years. The secret? A carefully-maintained list. If you have the list, and modify it every time you miss something, you gradually develop a very complete list. Perhaps too complete. My computer backpack is 20 pounds, not including my monster laptop. My suitcase doesn’t bear thinking about. But, of course, it is unthinkable that I should be away from home and not have audio and video cables handy in case I… Hmmm. Well, I can’t think of a use for them now, but maybe something will come to mind. I’ve stopped bringing the SCSI adapter, but I do have just about everything else. Two keyboards, trackball, movies, floppy adapter, blank CD’s, books…

I’m a pack rat, and there is nothing so pathetic as a travelling pack rat.

Next post will likely be from sunny Hawaii.

Comments [archived]

From: seebs_lawyer
Date: 2003-10-20 08:51:48 -0500

I guess this means you don’t have TB. Unless you’re packing lots of antibiotics.