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    I might have found a new fave brewery.



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      Originally posted by Badger View Post
      I might have found a new fave brewery.
      Interesting--not too far from my BFF's house. I may need to go there next time I'm visiting (and she and I can wear our matching S25s when we go).
      "I'm more of a creative problem solver with good taste and a soft spot for logistical nightmares.” ― Maria Semple, Where'd You Go, Bernadette

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        Originally posted by Badger View Post
        I might have found a new fave brewery.
        And it's an IPA! ❤️
        Eat well, travel often.

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          Thanks to the Tiny Robots for making my birthday extra special!

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            Me (left) with another convention-goer (right) - who I believe is on these forums but I did not catch your username - and our matching Indigo/Solar Tri-Stars!
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            We discovered them in the main room as the festivities were closing up... we did each end up with our correct bag to go home :D And my DLBC making a cameo on the table behind me.

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              Originally posted by kathryn View Post
              Interesting--not too far from my BFF's house. I may need to go there next time I'm visiting (and she and I can wear our matching S25s when we go).
              You mean, "it's not too far from Badger's house and how marvelous it will be to play games and have beers together."

              Right?



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                My DLBP at our hotel's golf club house.




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                  Originally posted by Badger View Post
                  You mean, "it's not too far from Badger's house and how marvelous it will be to play games and have beers together."

                  Right?
                  What can't it be close to MY house? :-(
                  Eat well, travel often.

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                    If you move your house, it sure can be.

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                      My Synapse 19 (Navy Parapack/Solar) has acquired a certain "weathered" look...



                      ... after camping and hiking/taking a wagon ride at Spirit Sands in Manitoba.

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                        My mars cubelet hitched a ride with me when I went for a bike ride. It has been working great as a mini first aid kit, and it has room for a flashlight, tissues, and ID/cash too. I am quite keen on the color.






                        I used a small keystrap to attach it just under my saddle, and it also is great as a small handheld.



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                        Last edited by NWhikergal; 07-15-2017, 07:38 PM.
                        "Do one thing every day that scares you." - Eleanor Roosevelt
                        "Life moves pretty fast. If you don't stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it." -Ferris Bueller

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                          Originally posted by NWhikergal View Post
                          My mars cubelet hitched a ride with me when I went for a bike ride. It has been working great as a mini first aid kit, and it has room for a flashlight, tissues, and ID/cash too. I am quite keen on the color.
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                          Sorry, but I have more eyes for your bike than for the cubelet, pretty cool device! And of course: Mars Red is very nice...
                          ...spread joy in your neighbourhood (and not Corona!)
                          current bags: Smart Alec, Guide's Pack, Guide's Edition S25, Luminary 15, Daylight Backpack, Aeronaut 45, Tri-Star, Road Buddy 36, Daylight Briefcase, Small Yeoman Duffel, bits and pieces

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                            Yeoman and Cubelet

                            Well, part of my order arrived today...

                            I immediately tried out the packing cube for the large/original Yeoman, I wanted to see if it could contain one of my 25 yard dance skirts. It does, but it doesn't compress like the Sleeping Bag Stuff Sack does, and I'm sceptical of it holding two skirts like the SBSS can. However, the packing cube can be used for other things, and free up my A45 packing cubes back to the A45. I don't know why I was surprised the Yeoman packing cube has handles, but I was, and that will be useful. I think for containing a bunch of smaller stuff sacks filled with my other dance costume stuff, the Yeoman packing cube will be handy.

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                            As to the Cubelets... I tried them with more dance stuff. In case any are wondering, these are the Saroyan Al-Taj, their largest finger cymbals they currently produce. The Cubelet fits around them just fine. I wanted something flatter than the size 1 TSS for the finger cymbals, and something I could attach to a strap or belt, the Cubelet checks those boxes. I did get Grass, Canyon, and Alphaviolet, so I had some variety and options. Mars Red and Viridian are murmuring to me.

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                            These are the Saroyan Dervish and they're a little bit smaller than the Al-Taj; these are the ones I typically dance with, once again, easy fit with a lot of room around them.

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                            I reused the Grass Cubelet to try out the dance emergency touch up kit that usually travels in a TSS size 1. It's a little bit snug in some ways, but I don't have to worry about things falling out.

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                            I love my Burnt Orange Medium Cafe Bag, Black MCB, and Azure LCB.
                            The Preciouses: A45 in black/zest, (original) Yeoman Duffel in verde, Mini Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange, the S19 in black/ultraviolet, and the MB in black/northwest sky; Shop Bags in zest, monarch, sitka, fjord, and island.

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                              more on the Cubelet and Yeoman Packing Cube

                              More experimentation today with the new arrivals.

                              Alphaviolet Cubelet; with contents laid out, and then all of that inside it. UK plugs are enormous, which eats up a lot of the space. 2m iPhone cable, Fitbit charger cable, heart rate monitor charger cable, USB-car plug, portable wifi and its charger cable. It's a little bit of a snug fit, but the Cubelet holds just a bit more than the small Q-kit does, though the contents do cause a little bit of bulge.

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                              Next is the Mini Yeoman Packing Cube.

                              I think I'll need to get a second one of these, so I don't have to swap out the packing cube for gym and dance class; it'll hopefully prevent me from misplacing bits when going to one or the other. First of this set is my finger cymbals with their size 1 TSS, my dance shoes with their bag, and some baby wipes for my feet after class.

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                              This would be the gym configuration, gloves, sports towel, and yes, the baby wipes.

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                              And the Mini Yeoman Packing Cube in the bag. These do fit nicely, provided they're not crammed full of stuff.

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                              I often have the small Snake Charmer for the other bits that travel to both gym and dance class.

                              Overall, I can now see about trading off/selling some of the surplus A45 Packing Cubes I was using for the Yeoman bags.
                              I love my Burnt Orange Medium Cafe Bag, Black MCB, and Azure LCB.
                              The Preciouses: A45 in black/zest, (original) Yeoman Duffel in verde, Mini Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange, the S19 in black/ultraviolet, and the MB in black/northwest sky; Shop Bags in zest, monarch, sitka, fjord, and island.

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                                Box art!

                                I forgot to add the adorable box art; partly obliterated by UK customs, but whoever it is at Tom Bihn who does the adorable robot drawings, I love you for them, they always bring me a smile and uplift my day, THANK YOU!

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                                I love my Burnt Orange Medium Cafe Bag, Black MCB, and Azure LCB.
                                The Preciouses: A45 in black/zest, (original) Yeoman Duffel in verde, Mini Yeoman Duffel in Burnt Orange, the S19 in black/ultraviolet, and the MB in black/northwest sky; Shop Bags in zest, monarch, sitka, fjord, and island.

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