|Willow (the_willow) wrote,|
@ 2011-03-28 12:47:00
A Bag, A Bag, My Kingdom... Where Is My Bag?
I think.... I think perhaps I have reached a place where I need a 'purse' AND I need a bag, and it is MESSING WITH MY MIND!!!
Ahem, this is not a tomboy ting, this is very much a me thing; a Willow thing. I don't want extraneous items to remember. I want to be set and comfortable all in one. But, but but but... there are things I want in a bag ON my body. And then I also want the ability to pick up library books and carry them without strain, while using a cane. And perhaps pick up a few groceries - the flexibility and options of not being tied to one store, because it delivers and it becoming a thing to buy something on sale larger than a pint of ice-cream.
But the thought of using a rolling backpack -well one, they're not really all that comfortable or pretty and I'm at war with myself between the need for bright colours and the need to feel more of a grown up. It's dawning on me that my backpack, and my current messenger bag/backpack have been my purse.
Days I'm on the bus I see women with lunch bags, purses and then another bag. The minimum seems to be two but the average is THREE; purse, lunch bag, shopping bag or book bag! I cannot handle all of that, even if I didn't also need to use a cane. I'd end up forgetting something or forgetting which bag held what.
I'm not sure I could handle having my wallet in a bag that's rolling by my feet. And while in winter I might be able to carry it in my coat, I do feel less comfortable with it in my coat and what about non coat wearing seasons??
PS: I realize I'm likely not to get much feed back, lots of folks seem to be leaving iJay. Awh well.
PPS: Icon was Bday present from friend. Friend is le coolest!
ETA: Why has no one figured out that backpacks with wheels need a flap to cover the wheels when they're being worn as a backpack - because dirty wheels on the back = mess!?