Baggage

One day a month, I commute between two cities that are about 300 miles apart. In order to spare myself the driving hours, I choose to fly. For each of these days, I want to lighten my carrying load and make airport security as easy as possible. So, rather than carrying a purse and a work bag, I combine them. This appears to be a genius way to carry less weight and shuffle fewer things through the TSA. However, it also means that things are in places I don’t expect them to be…read more at Charis

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