What is in Your (or someone else's) Bag Right Now?

  • Annual moth-by-month planner, emblazoned with company logo
  • One mechanical pencil, short on graphite
  • Two blue ball-point pens
  • Wallet, containing too many old receipts and frozen-yogurt parlor loyalty cards
  • Tissues
  • Cough drops
  • Laptop, on sleep mode with light blinking
  • Headphones
  • Car keys, flopping around in main compartment
  • Unlined notebook
  • Heirloom set of rosary beads
  • Loose bobby pins and hair ties