Saturday, July 09, 2005

My backpack, My life

11am Moscow time
front pocket

  • half-eaten roll of Smarties
  • map of Moscow
  • small notebook for jotting addresses, directions, and mass times
  • open package of Halls' lozenges
  • 3 pens
  • 2 pencils
  • passport with visa and registration card
  • travel pack of baby wipes
  • 2 tampons

middle pocket

  • Moscow guidebook in which to keep dollar bills flat
  • camera bag holding camera and extra battery. Apartment keys clipped to bag.
  • plastic bag with lunch enclosed -- cheese sandwich and tomato.
  • Book -- Reading Rooms (which I would highly recommend to thsoe librarian types out there)
  • USB cord

back pocket

  • notebook for writing details of day, keping talley of expenses, and for drafting email messages and blog entries (This entry was written on Manezh Square, sitting next to te\he Lennon impersonator who charges 150 rubles to have your picture taken with him. He currently has no customers, so he is feeding the pigeons and chatting with Karl Marx adn Tsar Nicholas I) -- note: I left this area when the Tsar started hitting on me.
  • blue folder with official documents such as power of attorney for husband
  • purple folder of info including agency fee agreeements, the Agents' growth charts, and lists of questions and phone numbers
  • brown cardigan

side pocket

  • Nestle water bottle refilled with water boiled in tea kettle last night

1 comment:

Ruth said...

That's one full backpack! Looking forward to seeing pictures of your new family!