November 14, 2005

Monday Backpack Buy

I'm confessing.

I bought a nice Jansport Hemi backpack today while I was out to lunch. The intention to window-shop was there, though I didn't think I'd actually buy something. I thought I’d end up buying online.

The reason: I read an online article that lessening the weight of my bag would help with my back problem. It recommended using wheeled bags. Of course, it doesn’t look as cool as the red tote bag I normally use, but hey, why suffer unnecessarily?

The pack rat that I am brings so much stuff on a day-to-day basis that I really need a big bag. I’ve got my book, magazine, water bottle, micro umbrella, fruit, lumbar cushion, wallet, and all that.

It's similar to this: