I must sound obsessed with packing. Certainly my travel schedule is exacerbating this tendency. I swore to MoBob that I would manage two weeks in Latin America with only a wheelie carry-on and a backpack. I won't be taking the laptop with me so that's about 10 pounds and an extra bag right there. It'll be hot so I won't need bulky clothing. I'll be at a meeting in Brazil and then visiting project sites in Nicaragua and Honduras and I'm sure I can wear the same (sturdy and presentable) clothes for both. I'll only need sandals. I'm just worried that if I checked a bag somewhere along the line (Atlanta or Rio) we'll get separated.