I’ve been a devotee to the agenda since my Grade 5 teacher made the entire class use one and have it signed by one of our parents every night (which is also when I learned to forge my mother’s signature). My incredibly thoughtful brother brought this red Longchamp one back from Paris for me. Who knew a 21-year-old engineer could have such great taste?

The picture on the left is of my dad when he was some kind of young hippie guy. I keep it with me because it makes me laugh. The other one is of me and my special man-friend at a party for He’s usually too cool to smile in pictures, but I guess he couldn’t help it here.