The Story of the Suitcase

New Orange SuitcaseThe battered orange suitcase which serves as inspiration for this blog was recently donated to a young exchange student from Marseille who had cavalierly underestimated the amount of possessions needed to comfortably assimilate into a new country.  When the time came for the student to return to France, she found she had no means of transporting her collection of necessities home, thus the battered suitcase was called into action for its final voyage.

The suitcase was ceremoniously and appropriately retired upon arrival at its new home, where it undoubtedly enjoys the scenic vistas and the fresh salt air of the Mediterranean.

A new orange suitcase awaits its first journey with a proud sense of tradition, the exuberance of youth and reinforced corner edges and bottom.

3 comments for “The Story of the Suitcase

  1. REDIC
    February 24, 2010 at 12:45 pm

    Still trying to reach you.

  2. March 13, 2010 at 10:58 am

    Dave – I’m sooo sorry I’ve been so hard to get a hold of – life got really insane busy for the last month. Finally starting to calm down. I really want to talk to you, too!

    Listen, I’m headed out of the country tomorrow for a couple weeks. I’ll be on email and texting. I want to hear all about whats going on and see you! Best email on me while I’m away is Thanks for chasing me. Lesley

  3. Tom Morris
    August 4, 2011 at 1:57 pm

    I came across your blog in a completely random fashion and wanted to say hello. Seeing your photos brought back a flood of wonderful memories. Miss you and would love to get caught up…xo

    Your friend, Tom

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