in the DC blizzard.
Ok: so I know folks don't want to hear about the blizzard; and I usually think DCers are wimps about winter. But in all fairness, we got more snow this week than Buffalo, Minneapolis, and Grand Rapids. Just saying...:)
So I did what i have not done since I left Illinois as a grad student: went grocerying with my Smart Alec. Picture attached.
This is what I had in it: 6 apples; a box of Cheerios; a loaf of bread; a bag of chips (full size); a big box of Yogurt; half gallon of milk; and tomatoes safely ensconsed in the top pockets. It was great! Did not think I could carry all this so easily and comfortably. And for those who do want to know: I did try putting it all in my RedOxx Mini Rucksack but could not. Something about the shape of it I suppose.
And before I got the groceries, I carried my dry cleaning drop off stuff: 3 wool sweaters, 2 jackets, and 2 dress pants. Yes: petite sizes, but still...