The List

The List

A comprehensive and ever-changing list of the things I consider essential to my living a very small, very good life.

Lasted edited 10 June 2020

  1. Living at Home
    1. Bed: mattress, bedding, duvet in winter, cotton blanket in summer, throw blanket for extra warmth or napping, 2 pillows
    2. Dresser: cabinet my dad made with 3 shelves + baskets for underwear, bras, socks, Fountain pen supplies, and movement clothes.
    3. Closet: wooden hangers (20) that hold all clothes, tote that holds off-season clothes, and other tote that holds my duvet + cover and coat in the warmer months).
    4. Bookshelf: 2 shelves of my favorite books, 1 shelf with books I am currently studying or using.
    5. Fan — cannot sleep without the white noise
    6. Ottoman, sheepskin . . . Where I can be found when I’m sitting down.  The ottoman is also my desk. I keep my Co-Pilot here to hold all my study/work supplies.
  2. Transportation
    1. Schwinn GTX3 with Ibera rack and trunk, bike helmet, cable lock, tire pump.
    2. Shoes — Merrell vapor glove (barefoot shoe)
  3. Movement
    1. LL Bean UV bike shirt (+ puffer vest when cool)
    2. PopFit Yoga pants (shorts in warm weather, leggings in cool weather)
    3. Shirts: old t-shirts
    4. Yoga: Manduka Pro yoga mat, yoga mat strap, buckwheat hull yoga block
    5. Strength: kettlebells
  4. Learning and Spiritual Life
    1. A5 learning journal
    2. Fountain Pen Pouch:
      1. TWSBI eco blue + ink bottle
      2. 2 other TWSBI pens + 2 other bottles of ink.
    3. The Green Bible (NRSV)
    4. NOAB (Study Bible)
    5. Welsh notebook (simple spiral bound)
    6. Kindle Paperwhite (with case and charger)
    7. Plus whatever books I am reading/studying at the time
  5. Food and Kitchen
    1. Bowl
    2. Snack plate
    3. Mug that holds utensils
    4. MiiR camp mug
    5. Klean Kanteen, berry
    6. Utensils: spoon, fork, butter knife
    7. Blue soup mug for food storage
    8. Cloth napkin
    9. Chef knife
    10. cutting board
    11. tea infuser
    12. V60 (size 1)
    13. coffee bean grinder (shared)
    14. kitchen washcloth (1) + towels (3)
    15. Pantry— filled with glass jars holding staples (+stuff to make snacks) and bowls holding produce (shared)
    16. Mixing bowl for making bread, making big salads (shared)
    17. Glass jars and bowls for storing cooked food in refrigerator (shared)
  6. Leaving the House
    1. Tom Bihn Everyday Carry (Mars red)
    2. Inside Everyday Carry: Tom Bihn ghost whale organizer (super-mini, island blue) = wallet + pouch with travel spork, napkin, collapsible straw, hand sanitizer + pouch with mask
    3. Tom Bihn Luminary 12 (dark blue) which holds everything for a long day out including water bottle, everyday carry, with room for a sweater and hat)
  7. Traveling
    1. Tom Bihn Yeoman Duffle (Mini, Verde)
    2. Tom Bihn 3DOC Ultraviolet + clear (3-1-1 bag)
    3. set of packing cubes
  8. Technology
    1. iPhone + case + stand + charger
    2. Tom Bihn Co-Pilot (aubergine: my work/study/journal/storage place)
  9. Emergency Bag
      1. Sleeping bag
      2. solar charger for devices
      3. USB fan
      4. Jasper extra leash, food dish and water bowl
      5. spare glasses
      6. One outfit (in case there isn’t time to pack a separate bag with clothes)
      7. List of things to stuff in when tornado warning is issued.
      8. I can be out the door in 5 minutes.
  10. Closet warm weather
    1. traded out leather handbag for Tom Bihn Everyday Carry and back pack
    2. traded out Keen sandals for Sanuk sandals


11. Closet in Cool Weather