Jeremy writes in:
My group of friends has been kicking around an idea and I wanted to get your take on it. Let’s say you had to live out of a suitcase or a big duffel bag permanently. That’s all the possessions you could own. What would be in that bag and why?
I actually wrote about this a few years ago when I discussed a month-long period where I did this as a 30 day challenge. During that challenge, I aimed to live out of a backpack and a duffel bag. I gave a brief list of some of the items I carried in that bag, but I didn’t get into too much detail; instead, I moved quickly on to the things I learned from doing it, which I boiled down to six lessons:
+ Lesson #1: It is far easier to do this if you have living space of some kind.
+ Lesson #2: At the same time, this approach to life makes a very tiny apartment in a city much more reasonable.
+ Lesson #3: ‘One…