Lots of bags get carried in December! More, in fact, than any other month of the year. Shopping bags—even if you shop via Amazon (the website, not the jungle), there’s a good chance it’ll arrive in a bag. Travel bags for visiting “the relatives”—during which time many people bring along emotional “baggage,” as well. Bags have been around as long as we have. In a sense, they are us. In the 60s, a person’s “bag” was what they did for a living, their hobby, or what they cared most about. What’s in your bag?
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“She gestured to the bag. “What have you got in there?”
“Nothing much. Some golfballs, a handful of tees, a Glock, extra ammo, two hand grenades, a tear gas canister, a knife, Tums, clean socks, flares, and some Ensure chocolate shakes.” “You took all of that with you to play golf?” ~Janet Evanovich
“I learned what a Birkin bag is from the price tag. You’ll never forget what it is once you’ve paid for one.” ~Ashton Kutcher
“I wasn’t a nerd, mind you, but I’d spent a lot of my youth studying Epics, so I’d had limited experience with social interaction. I mixed with ordinary people about the same way that a bucket of paint mixed with a bag of gerbils.” ~Brandon Sanderson
“If you will be a traveler, have always two bags very full. That is one of patience and another of money.” ~John Florio
“Take if you must, this little bag of dreams—unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.” ~William Butler Yeats
“Own only what you can always carry with you. Let your memory be your travel bag.” ~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn