Things that Stay and Things that Go

Things Packed:

  • Clothes for summer
  • Clothes for winter
  • 1 questionably-useful pair of slacks with 1 questionably-useful pair of pumps
  • Floppy hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking boots
  • Sneakers
  • Chacos
  • Flats
  • Raincoat
  • Hammock
  • Water bottle covered in stickers
  • 3-liter camelback not covered in stickers
  • Sleeping bag
  • Big purse
  • Little purse
  • 2 reusable grocery bags
  • 1 bag of assorted toiletries
  • 2 toothbrushes
  • 1 half-used tube of organic toothpaste
  • Many half-used tubes of burt’s bees lip balm
  • 2 epi-pens
  • Many hairbands
  • 3 ziplock bags full of ziplock bags
  • 1 box of assorted jewelry
  • 1 box of vanilla sleepytime tea
  • 32 oz of ground (groan) coffee (yay!)
  • Aeropress to brew said coffee
  • Jedi mug borrowed from best friend out of which to drink said coffee
  • 4 granola bars
  • Envelope of Very Important Papers/Documents
  • 2 siddurim (Koren and Kol Haneshama)
  • Ender’s Game
  • Alanna: The First Adventure
  • The Blue Day Book
  • The Lonely Planet: Israel and the Palestinian Territories 
  • Other books that snuck in past heightened security
  • Notebook
  • Journal
  • Far too many writing implements
  • Kindle
  • Laptop
  • Headphones
  • Phone
  • Many chargers and adaptors
  • 1 small stuffed moose and 1 eucalyptus pod to remind me of America
  • 1 tallis, 2 kippot, and 2 sets of tzitzit to remind me of why I’m leaving America

 

Things Left Behind: 

  • Tank tops
  • Short shorts
  • Short skirts
  • Short dresses
  • Many shirts
  • Formal dresses, skirts, and pants
  • A hammock’s rainfly
  • Much jewelry
  • 2 water bottles
  • 1 bag of books
  • Boxes upon boxes of books in storage
  • Boxes upon boxes of other things in storage
  • 1 favorite city
  • 1 home country
  • Many loved ones
  • 1 cat
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