The Book

Simple. Colorful. Effective.

This is The Book. As I remarked in my previous blog post, it is currently the secret to my sanity.  Well, that and a bottomless pot of coffee.

It’s really just a big binder with numbered labels that I bought at the local office supply store. I already owned those plastic, brightly-colored pocket folders (purchased in Germany more than 10 years ago, actually), and I was so pleased to see they match perfectly with the labels. There’s also a three-hole cloth pencil case in there, and it will eventually hold all the small receipts we’ll be collecting during our journey.

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