Thanks, friends, for your faithful prayers and also for continuing to vote for my blog. Things are still up in the air with my friend's dear husband, but we all appreciate your thoughtfulness so much. I miss making my daily blog-jog, but will be visiting again ASAP!
If you've ever been duty-bound and/or spent a lot of time in the hospital setting, I'm sure you've daydreamed about escape. That's our theme today. Say you're dashing to the nearest train depot or airport and have a ticket waiting for you, paid for by some mysterious millionaire. Your chore list has taken care of itself and suddenly...time has opened up leaving you free to flee for a long weekend.
The only problem with our fantasy scenario is that you only have five minutes to gather your things, and can only bring one medium suitcase. Besides clothes, you may pack seven items.
Since we had a major storm roll through the Baton Rouge area last night that knocked out electricity (and my barely-hanging-together computer monitor), I amused myself by contemplating my suitcase items. With my very limited artistic ability, I've rendered my packed suitcase in my favorite medium -- Sharpies and printer paper -- below. Nothing like playing with art/drawing supplies once in awhile! Try it if you get the chance.
Gumbo Writer's Packing List (the multi-colored blobs on the right side are my clothes):
- 1 Pound of dark roast Community Coffee
- Current read -- The Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
- Note pad
- Favorite writing pen
- Reading glasses (& case)
- Digital camera
- Bottle of Aleve
Okay, so what's in YOUR suitcase?