Saturday, June 30, 2007

My Purse/Bag

There's a purse meme going around where everyone takes a pic of their purse and the contents. I think it speaks to the inner voyeur in all of us. We just want to see what goes on in someone else's life. I thought that I'd play along. Plus it's Saturday and I need to delay the yardwork as long as I possibly can. Because I'm a lazy procrastinator, ya know.
This is the bag I carry at work. It's not really a purse and not really a briefcase. It's a messenger bag. Plenty of room for all of my stuff and stylish to boot. Now before you scroll down and become alarmed, remember what it is I do for a living. Those who don't know me can just figure it out from the clues in the pic, I hope. You don't see this kind of stuff in a woman's bag everyday now do you?

The contents of the bag...........

My job related items which are the radio, handcuffs, badge, and a 40 caliber Glock. This particular holster clips onto the waistband of my pants. But I always keep a belt with it depending on my choice of attire for that day. BTW it's really hard to find women's slacks with belt loops. Seriously. I bet you never paid attention before. Look next time you shop. You'll see what I'm talking about. And try shopping for suits or jackets that conceal a giant bulge on your hip. Ain't so easy, my friend. I usually have this crap on at work but if I run into the grocery or something on the way home, I just slide it all off and stick it in the bag.

My minimalistic make up bag with a mini hair brush, hair ties, dental floss, bobby pins, tweezers, band-aids, compact, lipgloss and lipstick. One lipstick ladies. Just one. I've seen your purses. Whatever I wear that day goes in the bag.

Sunglasses, cell phone, my fave lotion (so I have soft good smelling hands when I handcuff bad guys), penguin change holder, my paycheck from last week at the second job which I haven't deposited yet, my work keys (yes that is a handcuff key on there), my business card holder, a Crystal Lite packet, Tic Tacs (I need fresh breath when interrogating people ya know), my non-descript wallet which contains 1 credit card, debit card, my other badge, police ID, driver's license (no you can't see that awful pic) and other people's business cards, receipts, etc, and of course a notebook and lots of pens. Damn, I just realized that I don't have a pair of rubber gloves in there. I usually have some but must not have replaced them after the last use. Glad I noticed that. A girl never knows when she might have to glove up. LOL!

This is the mini that I carry when I'm not at work and don't feel like lugging all that weight around. Yes, I'm a Coach girl. Love them. My messenger bag is needing to be replaced soon. It's a little worse for wear and the inner lining ripped. So I'm on the prowl for a replacement. Unfortunately, with all that heavy junk that I put in it I may need to find something a little more sturdy and non-Coach. So there you have it. My bags. If you'd like to reveal yours and haven't already, then consider yourself tagged.

19 comments:

C.J. said...

Uh, M'am...is that a gun in your bag or are you just happy to see me? ;0)

Sorry - couldn't resist.

Coach needs to make a sturdy bag with a Glock clip...what ARE they thinking that it hasn't already happened!

Princess Diaries said...

It's not every day you see a purse with both a glock and penquin pin in it :)

amy said...

I love the Crystal Lite packs...Yum

kris said...

I've never shot a gun. I'm sitting here feeling worried that damn thing is gonna go off on accident in your messenger bag.

Without the gun, someone might think you were, well, KINKY girl. What with the cuffs and all.

tracy said...

I'm a Coach ho as well! I have the pink one and your little black one....keeping Coach alive down here in the south!

I was supposed to do this meme, but you have way outdone yourself on this post. I will never be able to live up to a 40 caliber glock, handcuffs and a penguin change holder, nor will you ever see a pay check in my bag. I'm feeling more pathetic by the minute. Thanx. However, I can guarantee that there are at least 5 lipsticks in there.

Mamacita said...

Gotta love a chick with handcuffs in her purse.

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Janet said...

Hey! Are you "dissing" us gals with more than ONE lipstick.....? :-)

A gun. And handcuffs. Yes ma'am, Krista, whatever you say, Krista. I'll just put one lipstick in my purse, Krista.

wzgirl said...

First of all - I do love your red bag! Love red. Stylie! Then, I must comment of the loveliness of the contrast between the penguin coin pouch and the purple stretchy key fob with the weapon.

So you.

Jennifer "Jenny" said...

Definately one of the more interesting purse meme I've seen :)

Debbie said...

Cuffs for your job - sure sure.....lol......

Deb

Daniella said...

Love the bags and the glock - I shot one for the first time a couple of months ago at the range with my dh. I gotta get me one of those mini coach bags. Happy 4th!

Stacy said...

You have, by far, the most interesting purse meme.
Now I know to behave when you are carrying the red bag. :)

Joannah said...

Yours is the coolest meme of these I've seen yet! You're a hot chick packin' heat. ;-)

Kathy and Joel said...

I agree with Joannah! You are one cool chickie-poo and I SOOOO wish I could carry YOUR purse around! Awesome!

Liene said...

I'm a Coach addict too. I only have one, but I drool over them every time I'm in a department store and pick out the ones I want.

BTW, can I borrow your handcuffs for a few night??? I'm sure DH would enjoy them immensely :)

Colleen said...

OH MY GOD - I am laughing so hard at this.... Who woulda thought a big ol gun would come out of a pink coach??? And handcuffs?? Too funny - loves it!!

crazylady said...

you have the right to remain the blogster I will never anger.
Did I mention I love you alot. Really alot. Foot massage? Manicure? Now put the gun down...
and I'll back away slowly.

Mark & Michelle said...

Wow - Up here in the north you are not allowed EVER to take your gun home!

Great purses. I like the cute little black one.