Big bags are like the cookie monster, they can eat, and eat, and eat things and never get tired of it.
The more room they have more things it seems that we need to take with us wherever we go.
We put things in and almost never take them out
The bigger they are the more weight we have to carry.
They are masters in hiding keys. No matter which kind of key chain you use.They would get conveniently covered under layers of packs of tissues, papers, the phone, maybe a scarf, a foldable umbrella, a toy of the kid or who knows what.
In fact, they are masters in hiding precisely that item you need, and revealing it when you don’t need it at all.
They are responsible for the developing of the art of “fishing” for the needed item thru the tact, without the participation of the sight. Aaaaaaargh!
I used to have big bags when i worked as a reporter to take with me my tape recorder, my notepad, my camera if necessary and all kind of stuff to deal with the unexpected, from an exit to the mountain books or some hobbies for the long waits in the corridors of the court-house.
But now? Enough
Small bags, My wallet, my keys, my phone, my tissues and nothing more.