I finally gave up and bought a large bag at the H&M in Brussels. Darn camera is still out of whack, but it looks like this or this with beige canvas and dark brown fake croc trim. It fits everything including, on Monday, my lunch, a large glass vase, a large file folder, a hardcover book, and my usual purse stuff. Sure, I look like I'm going somewhere more exotic than the office - but hopefully in style. The only things that didn't fit is a small potted plant (a snapdragon) and several wooden dowels. (Don't ask.)
Applying to grad school sure has changed since I went almost ten years ago. MB does everything on-line and then he gets an email confirmation. I don't know if that's easier but it's definitely faster. He's not applying to my alma mater which is just as well since I have mixed feelings about my time there. Even now when I walk past I get the heebie-jeebies.
Public Policy programs at AU, UMD, GMU, and another school I don't remember. Boy, translating those transcripts are expensive! I can't wait til he has to fill out the FAFSA. Then we'll both have student loans. :/
(sorry about your cell phone. that was weird.)
Yes, very weird.
I've thought about doing the PhD program in public policy at UMD, because you can go part-time and it would count my credits from SAIS. And I could focus on an international-economic issue of my choice. But eh, I don't really want a PhD. If I go back to school it will be for an MBA or a JD. But I don't think so.