Tools of the Trade: In My Purse

I thought I’d do my own version of those “what’s in her purse?” pieces you often see in fashion magazines. Here goes!

The “nephew”

He’s actually my cousin’s son, not my nephew. But we were born six days apart; I came early, he came late. And you would never guess that we’re related since he’s practically twice my size (you should see our baby picture — I’ll have to find time to pull that one out of the archives).