Overpackers Anonymous

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Note: This post is a by guest blogger, the lovely and talented D. L. Berliner. I thought it was high time something was written here from a woman’s perspective.

Okay, so we’re going to spend a few days in Las Vegas. Four days, actually, if you don’t count the day of the return flight, which I don’t because there is no fun at all in this day.

We will arrive in the middle of the afternoon on Day 1. We will have full days on Days 2,3 and 4. We have tickets for two shows. We have no other plans except to low-roll gamble, eat (casual dining only) and maybe walk around a bit. The hotel’s website has pictures of the pool area, which looks nice, so I may go there at some point when I get tired of low-roll gambling, eating, and walking.

I am taking with me:

  •  2 pairs of slacks
  • 2 pairs of capri pants
  • 2 pairs of shorts
  • 2 swimsuits
  • 1 swimsuit coverup
  • 3 pairs of shoes/sandals (maybe 4, haven’t decided yet)
  • 5 shirts and blouses. Actually 6, but two of those have to go together, so I’m saying 5.

And although it might be easier getting through Airport Security this way, I am not flying naked, so I will also be wearing a pair of slacks, a shirt, shoes, and keeping a light “airplane sweater” in my carry-on.

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Airport Security and Children

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Warning: This is not a humorous post.

I love democracy. I love our constitution. I love the aspects of our country and our culture that allow the many voices to join together for change. I don’t like it when the voices are owned by shortsighted idiots.

We live in a dangerous world. Gone are the good old days of war by the rules. Even a loose set of rules. Thanks to the advances in technology that allow you to read this from anywhere in the world, small groups of unstable people can communicate over vast spaces and wreak their own particular kind of havoc on the unsuspecting.

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