Wednesday, March 19, 2008

i only brought two pairs of shoes with me.

what was I thinking? minimalist schminimalist! Today it rained and more rain is forecasted for tomorrow, and I only have a pair of high-heeled boots, and a pair of ballerina slippers. I must have been temporarily insane when I packed for this week. Shoe shopping perhaps? hmmm...

And one other thing I just haaave to mention. I'm staying with two men, and it's a frighteningly backward feeling to go to the bathroom and afterward--leave the toilet seat UP! If you use the loo in a guy's house, is it proper etiquette to leave the seat down or up--or does it even matter? Maybe I'm being too polite...and overthinking as usual.

3 comments:

etoilee8 said...

I think I'm coming up next week and I was already trying to figure out how to pack light. The city is impossible to pack light in though. I guess I'll just avoid all fancy clothes and go for the "just-getting-through-the-day" look.

Chubbs said...

i think I did okay with the clothes...but I missed the mark on shoes. With clothes, you probably already know this, bring mix-and-match pieces. Like a dress that can be worn during the day over jeans or with a big cardigan and boots, and at night you can throw on a pair of heels and earrings and schnazz it up. i dunno, you're better at this than I am, I'm sure.

etoilee8 said...

You'd be surprised! I use to be the worse light packer. I've only gotten better with years. For me, the key is to buy a travel bag that is really small and pretty (in my case a red Marimekko weekender). . . you don't want to carry a bunch of other bags with it because you just look silly. . . so you learn to pack only what will fit in that bag. And that's how I learn to narrow it down by bring black, black and more black. How dull.