And boy, am I proud.
In the backpack: laptop, iPod, notebooks, pens, sweater and stuff I couldn't fit in suitcase.
In suitcase: ENOUGH CLOTHES FOR FOURTEEN DAYS HOLY WOW. That, ladies and gentlemen, is a CARRYON. I DON'T HAVE TO CHECK ANY LUGGAGE HURRAH!!!!!
In a related noted: if you are looking for a backpack that can carry a laptop, I recommend the Everki brand. This one is the one I got--it (a) fits a 17" MacBook Pro (which is a feat in and of itself), (b) is flight-friendly because the laptop part unzips for the TSA scanners, (c) has the best warranty I've ever seen, and (d) is like the TARDIS: bigger on the inside.
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So anyway, I'm packing up. Tomorrow: RETREAT OF
(Both of which I'm secretly terrified to be a part of. What if they don't like me? What if they point and laugh at me? Eep!)
I *hope* to be blogging throughout the tour, and I *will* be Tweeting. But there WILL be a fairly awesome blogpost coming...say, Monday....that involves TEN prizes....which are AWESOME....
I shouldn't SAY anything. But they didn't tell me I couldn't SHOW you a hint....
TWO contests coming this month. One involves the
*dances off to try to stuff one more thing into luggage...*