I'm reading Slow Love by Dominique Browning, who was the editor-in-chief of the sadly defunct House & Garden (the book is definitely worth the read btw-it's a bittersweet story of how she lost her job, sank into an unemployed abyss, and eventually found happiness, but it's also funny and poignant and beautifully written), and one of the many passages I was struck by was the part where she describes all the stuff she stashes in her car. It's a really long list, and as someone who really only keeps insurance papers in my glove compartment, plus a book of CDs and some loose change for parking meters, I got to wondering if the rest of you have the same just-in-case Girl Scout-esque tendencies that Browning does.
Here's are re-cap of what Browning has in her station wagon:
Patching Spray for tires
Magnifying Glass (for reading the aforementioned maps)
String Bags for the grocery store
Trowel and Garden Clippers (Browning, a passionate gardener,Read More »from Whatâ€™s in your car?