Ori bought a cute girly backpack/purse with elephants. The first one self-destructed under the use of a mature outdoors-woman. So, she exchanged it — under criticism “not so heavy”.
The husband was asked to step in an fortify the girly backpack. This resulted in a sewing task. The travel kit supplied the big needle and the very heavy waxed string for thread.
One of the most important aspects of this little story, is that the paper spool with the waxed thread and heavy needle was made by my father, Michael DiGennaro, sometime in the previous millennium. I can tell by the way the spool is taped. Oh my, this is sooo wonderful for me.