Dispatches, thoughts, and miscellanea from writer Jon Konrath

My Daily Carry

Everyone else on various gadget and tech sites has been doing this lately, so I thought I would, too.  Here’s a picture and explanation of every item I carry in my pockets on a daily basis:

The items are:

  1. Serrated bread knife.
  2. Soaring Society of America glider pilot flight log.
  3. Butcher knife.
  4. $250 in Confederate currency.
  5. Auvi-Q epinephrine injector.
  6. Business cards.
  7. West German circa-1980s analog metronome.
  8. LensCrafters wet glasses cleaners.
  9. 50,000 Saddam-era Iraqi Dinar.
  10. Proventil inhaler.
  11. WikiReader portable offline Wikipedia browser.
  12. $800 US cash in $20 bills.
  13. Glover Pocket Ref reference manual.
  14. Keys to house, two cars, storage locker; garage remote; loyalty keychains for Panera, Borders, Ralph’s, CVS, Subaru roadside assistance.  (I do not live near Ralph’s or own a Subaru.  I’m lazy and don’t want to split my fingernails apart removing old ones.)
  15. US Passport.
  16. CRKT anti-shark dive knife.
  17. Moleskine notebook and pen.
  18. Cough drops.
  19. iPhone 4S.
  20. Big Skinny Wallet containing driver’s license, credit cards, $1000 US cash.
  21. Kleenex.
  22. Microfiber.