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    At the risk of duplicating an earlier post, I use...

    At the risk of duplicating an earlier post, I use the large trays to hold my go bowls. Perfect. Just wish Bihn made a bag large enough to hold the go board (18 inches square, 2 inches thick)
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    I used a hobo for several years. I used a...

    I used a hobo for several years. I used a Franklin DayPlanner for three decades before that. Life changed. I don’t need a paper planner any longer.

    the appeal of a paper planner over an app on...
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    Well done. You two girls take care of each other!...

    Well done. You two girls take care of each other!

    Please post a follow up when you return to let us know if your packing list should change before your next trip with or without your grandmother.
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    I’d suggest a matching set,of Travel Trays.

    I’d suggest a matching set,of Travel Trays.
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    What Osprey gives you that the A30 does not is a...

    What Osprey gives you that the A30 does not is a superior harness appropriate for schlepping your load long distances or over terrain. You can add a back panel and hip belt to the A30 but those items...
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    In all the decades I’ve carried a man purse, I’ve...

    In all the decades I’ve carried a man purse, I’ve always preferred a vertical orientation so I naturally went for the Café series. Umm, let’s see, Café small, front zipper pocket: wallet, lip balm,...
  7. This is a topic that has binary prejudices. And...

    This is a topic that has binary prejudices. And travelers can sure get upset about hearing the other side’s stories.

    All I know is that I got screwed once when my checked bag was taken off the...
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    Next time, give a travel agent a call. They know...

    Next time, give a travel agent a call. They know the biz, they know the tricks, they know the system, they get the deals, they can adapt what they know to particular requests or situations. Doesn’t...
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    Go hang out on apple.com’s iPhone11 support...

    Go hang out on apple.com’s iPhone11 support forums for a little while. Go to your local ATT store and have a chat with the young lady who’s been there the longest. While the 11 is capable of using...
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    Hey, thorn (OP), how is it going at this point?...

    Hey, thorn (OP), how is it going at this point? Please post an update when you get a chance.

    One piece of advice I picked up years ago: Pack your onebag outfit and take a drive to a nearby...
  11. The Cafe has no structure, just floppy material....

    The Cafe has no structure, just floppy material. You can add a sheet of something stiff to the rear pocket but you may wish to place
    Valuable papers in a folder.
  12. I’ve worn a shoulder bag since I was in junior...

    I’ve worn a shoulder bag since I was in junior high, 1968. I’ve had canvas, hipster tie-dye, hacked leather, elegant leather, nylon, furry, ballistic, large, small, silly, and utilitarian. Current...
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    For other folks looking for advice, cycling rain...

    For other folks looking for advice, cycling rain jackets are great for other sports and outdoor functions. Usually waterproof, not necessarily breathable, Velcro cuffs, pit zips, pocket zips,...
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    Coffee nerd here. “Espresso” as a color is not so...

    Coffee nerd here. “Espresso” as a color is not so easily defined. Espresso does not include milk but are we including the crema? The Bihn folks are in the Seattle area, home to a wonderful speciality...
  15. About 25 itemized things, more if I broke out the...

    About 25 itemized things, more if I broke out the toiletries. I’ve used roughly the same list for several years, adapting for expected weather conditions, sports activities, and special occasion. ...
  16. Good lord, no. Color is joyful. Not much In my...

    Good lord, no. Color is joyful. Not much In my world matches; not my socks, not my shoes, not my clothes. Umm, well, my Aeronaut does, however, match my two Cafe bags.
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    Any small, toy-like ‘biner will secure a bag to...

    Any small, toy-like ‘biner will secure a bag to an airline seat,,especially if the bag features those great o-rings. I got my non-climbing carabiners at REi 20 years ago. They probably don’t have...
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    Yar, I’ve got Patagonia’s MLC45 and my Aeronaut...

    Yar, I’ve got Patagonia’s MLC45 and my Aeronaut 30 fits inside it with lots of room to spare. 45 liters is crazy huge.
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    Travel Tray, large, holds go bowls

    an unexpected bonus application for the large sized Travel Tray. The 8” (20cm) diameter is enough to hold the largest of the wooden bowls in my collection of go (aka: baduk, weiqi). Used to hold the...
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    Do not confuse minimalism with multifunctional,...

    Do not confuse minimalism with multifunctional, travel-specific toys and new tech. Minimalism, in its purist form, is a function of reductionism, doing and accomplishing far more with far less after...
  21. Just my opinion but I’d leave the cubes filled...

    Just my opinion but I’d leave the cubes filled and as-is and just bring the empty shoulder bag.
  22. In praise of small things: those little rings

    On the road for a few days with my Patagonia MLC45. Great bag, no rings. Did not realize how much I like the security and convenient placement of those things. Might need to get the Aeronaut 45 just...
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    Sticky: Pammy, thanks. Ordered the cube shoulder bag. The...

    Pammy, thanks. Ordered the cube shoulder bag. The lack of structure and internal organization will make it a difficult sell as an EDC purse but, if DW doesn’t like it, score a new travel organizer...
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    I like the Sox from Showers Pass. Great when...

    I like the Sox from Showers Pass. Great when wearing cycling sandals. When I visited Scotland early this spring, they were much lighter than carrying waterproof boots. However, even tho i brought...
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    Sticky: My wife enjoys using the Side Kick as a purse but...

    My wife enjoys using the Side Kick as a purse but it’s just about 50 cubes too small. My purse, the small Café, is a bit too large and the vertical format doesn’t work for her. There doesn’t seem to...
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