I’ve always had a personal running idea of the ~160 possessions I’ve owned, but I’ve never figured into that what I’m going to do to improve them, or could use help with improving them. I guess this relates to transparency, even though I’ve had this list available to my readers through Tor for ages. Here’s my top lifestyle “fixtures” and my multi-use, necissary, possesions.

Lifestyle

wants

needs

lost

have

Posessions

wants

needs

lost

Have:

  1. comb (larger than usual), improve: smaller
  2. mouthwash (2, 500ml, alcohol free), improve: biologic
  3. shampoo (zinc pyrithione, 400ml, qt: 3), improve: known chem, biologic, smaller
  4. shaver (trim, razor, charger), improve: manual, simple
  5. facial soap (hand bar), improve: biologic, known process
  6. body soap (sodium tallowate, cocoate, palm kernelate, tallow acid coconut acid, sodium cloride, titanium dioxide[assume preservative]), improve: biologic
  7. toilet paper (12), improve: unknown
  8. wool covers, improve: compression
  9. cotton sheets, improve: unknown
  10. soccer ball (size 4), improve: pump needle
  11. bike pump (400 cc, 100 psi), improve: smaller
  12. minute rice (2.04 kg), improve: container
  13. dvd (15), improve: compatibility
  14. hdd (3), improve: removable ssd
  15. electronics screwdriver (m4), improve: combine
  16. tin can (xl), improve: container
  17. oatmeal (430 g, 10packs), improve: mompop store
  18. pancakes (ducktaped box, 907 g, 370f), improve: mompop store
  19. peanut butter (1.13 kg, improve: unknown
  20. detergent (2.2 l, alcohol, ethoxy sulfate, biodegradable), improve: simpler
  21. detergent (2.21 l, biodegradable sufactants (anionic, nonionic) enzymes), improve: open specification
  22. body wash (2, 354 ml, sodium cloride), improve: less preservatives
  23. stain remover (650 ml, sufactants, enzyme), improve: open specification
  24. febreeze (275 g, unknown contents), improve: known contents
  25. deet (184 g), improve: size
  26. bandana (pride), improve: tolerance
  27. wristband (pride), improve: tolerance
  28. linux mug (150 ml), improve: custom
  29. suitcase pinned sewing kit (needle, closepin) improve: sailing
  30. multigrain garden rotini (454g, 2), improve: disposable packaging
  31. elbow macaroni (454g, 2), improve: recipies
  32. side rice bags (155g, 6), improve: mompop store
  33. side rice boxes (204g, 4), improve: mompop store
  34. ramen (85g, 2), improve: packaging
  35. popcorn (78g, 2), improve: european sizing (smaller builds habits)
  36. beef stew (680g), improve: homemade
  37. beans (454g), improve: fresh local
  38. corn (432g, 2), improve: recipies
  39. sweet peas (425g), improve: recipies
  40. vibram minimus sailing watershoes, improve: packing
  41. wolfgang puck 8” omlet pan, improve: handle explosive?
  42. fruit mix (425g, light syrup), improve: mompop store
  43. peaches (425g, sugar), improve: unknown
  44. pears (425g, sugar, 3), improve: unknown
  45. pizza sauce (397g, natrual), improve: unknown
  46. toothpaste (3, 130g, sodium floride, sorbitol, hydrated silica), improve: everman
  47. mounting putty (56g, 2), improve: known ingredients
  48. cool rush deoderant (14g, 1, talc/caster oil, aluminum, zinc, chloride), improve: many
  49. tums (calcium carbonate 750mg*54tablets), improve: brand
  50. metal forks (2), improve: unknown
  51. metal spoons (2), improve: unknown
  52. contact fluid (414ml, steril, buffered, isotonic, natural+proprietary), improve: nonproprietary
  53. push pins (75), improve: unknown
  54. harley davidson/fossil glasses case (HD421 gun 54 18-140), improve: nose rests
  55. fast food napkins (15), improve: use
  56. plastic knife, improve: use
  57. fabric softener (cationic softeners, perfume, url to ingr), improve: mompop store
  58. toothpaste (250g, sodium floride), improve: use
  59. speed stick regular (51g, sodium stearate, sodium cloride, stearyl alcohol), improve: too many
  60. speed stick regular small (14.2g), improve: too many
  61. zoom nitewhite (22% carbamide peroxide 2.4ml), improve: local
  62. floss threaders (10, 2), improve: known material
  63. disposable razor, improve: everlast @ compact
  64. reach mint (4.6m, waxed), improve: known process
  65. lip balm (2, med aid), improve: label
  66. whitening trays, improve: unknown material
  67. dental examiner (std, 1/2 metal/plastic), improve: nonconductive yet nonplastic
  68. soft contact lenses container(2), improve: unknown
  69. air optix astigmatism (67% lotrafilcon b, 33% water, phosphate buffered saline) (L:[pwr:-1, cyl:-.75, axis:070], R:[pwr:-1, cyl:-.75, axis 110])
  70. kitchen rags (2, 40cm), improve: fabric
  71. sand timer (48 seconds), improve: unknown
  72. ducktape (93c max), improve: known size
  73. mountainsmith redrock (25l), improve: 2l+
  74. saftey scissors (5cm), improve: unknown
  75. office trash bags (7) improve: clearer
  76. ferrocium/magnesium block striker, improve: stronger chemical
  77. metal keychain compass, improve: unknown
  78. gerber knife (0870413F), improve: sharpener
  79. petzl tikka plus 2, improve: batteries, brightness
  80. 10 white tissues, improve: self pack
  81. 5 clear colorful condoms, improve: longer (haha, srsly, 75% coverage)
  82. black diamond carabiner (closed across 23 against 7, open 7 kn, CE0333), improve: maglock
  83. 30cm wide medical gauze, improve: resupply
  84. retainers, improve: known material
  85. 70cm usb to micro usb B cable, improve: too many
  86. 100 colones, 1oz silver dolar, improve: more countries
  87. simple clippers, improve: unknown
  88. black expo marker, improve: known chemicals, agua marker
  89. cheap library pins (4), improve: refill homade
  90. pencil(2), improve: unknown
  91. metal usb (dt micro and SP, 16gb), improve: no-hum
  92. plastic usb (ecko 16gb), improve: missing caps
  93. wild iris self-bagging shopping bag, improve: unknown
  94. half toothbrush, improve: resupply
  95. 30 SPF sunscreen, improve: size
  96. speedstick fresh (56.6g), improve: too many
  97. 20 notecards, improve: unknown
  98. 80 sheet college ruled notebook, improve: water resistance
  99. 20cm usb to usb? samsung cord, improve: known spec
  100. gatorade bottle (2, 828ml, improve: unknown container material
  101. sailboat key, improve: unknown
  102. screwdriver hinge, improve: unknown
  103. US passport (military id, drawings, cr hairclip), improve: renew
  104. gildan underwear (4, 32-34in, 65 polyester, cotton), improve: wicking/drying[nols]
  105. tshirt [sm prtd #000, md 60c40p #000, lg 100c #blu drwho, smm #FFF root, no daleks (100c, xl, #fff), aptgetit (m, 100co, #bl), cwc(m, 100c, #FFF)], improve:shedding
  106. rags [kitchen(2), face(1), room(1)]
  107. cwc folder (plastic), improve: durable biodegradability
  108. key ribbon cotton [steel tercel “tardis”, brass mailbox, brass library, DT metal usb, rfid apt], improve: less
  109. journal [4 nols stickers, 3 checks, 46 postage stamps, debit card, student id/debit, drivers license], improve: less
  110. router (cat5 cable?, twist-ties, mounting putty) improve: reliable, uncensored internet, openwrt router
  111. laptop charging cord, improve: smaller
  112. snow hat, improve: known material
  113. plastic broom, dustpan
  114. blue towel (1x2m), improve: drying time
  115. H.A.C.K.E.R. cafepress coffee mug (150ml?), improve: sticker removal
  116. lee alpac/brown overcoat (recycled material), improve: known stuff
  117. books [serway/vuille college physics 10th $300, wellness way of life 10th $170, management information systems maeve cummings $140, concise public speaking handbook $50]
  118. phone (android 4.4.2, sw:VS87611B hw:VS876), improve: big red doesn’t root
  119. skullcandy earbuds (1m, decent drivers, 3pin), improve: compatiblity with 4 pin audio, computer port hissing
  120. topo maps [wind river, lander 1:100,000, pinedale 1:100,000]
  121. dental floss (50.3m, waxed), improve: compaction
  122. devtees (lg, cool, c80p20), improve: function
  123. reusable grocciery bag #2
  124. 1 cotton sock (other two missing, yes I had a spare)
  125. long gray woolish polyester looking socks, improve: odor resistance, wicking, drying
  126. cargo shorts (100c, 32in), improve: workout/functionality
  127. teva hiking shoes (sz:9, waterproof, shock), improve: odor resistance (used to breathable shoes)
  128. link morrow lithium snowboard, improve: no boots
  129. helmet (58/60cm), improve: reposition pads
  130. two trampoline cavass, improve: sand in lines
  131. dacrom sail (steering rod, mast, throw string), improve: color
  132. monkey glued mayo bottle (lg), improve: actual mast boay
  133. stearns water sports vest (l/xl 107-127cm, 2), improve: sport design (whitewater)
  134. sailboat bag(sail cabling, roping, bungies, eyelets/bolts, bungiestatic), improve: accessibility, packing
  135. 35l sea to summit evac drysack
  136. tent (I have specs… guess: 14), improve: wind design (can’t compress bag with poles)
  137. sleeping bag (packed away, guess: 0deg), improve: stuffing
  138. sleeping pad (ultasmall wild iris klymit static v), improve: unknown
  139. swix snow gloves, improve: unknown
  140. uwyo jacket (lg 50c50p), improve: unknown
  141. uwyo cap (md, 100c, bangladesh), improve: unknown
  142. maul & sons swimsuit (100p, lg), improve: drying
  143. boat trailer (rewelded), improve: unknown
  144. catameran ($400, val:$800?), improve: sand & auto/body paint
  145. 1986 toyota tercel 4wd wagon “tardis”, improve: trailer hitch, leaks
  146. 1m usb charger cord & car2usb, improve: unknown
  147. durable shopping bag(plastic bags), improve: use
  148. diamondback (unity seat), improve: old cable/chain, foldable/packable
  149. overhead racks (spec:), improve: use
  150. antifreeze (3.78l), improve: stop leaks
  151. motor oil (946ml), improve: stop leaks
  152. scraper (spec:), improve: unknown
  153. mechanics gloves (50/3box), improve: unknown
  154. mechanics clothes/rags, improve: need to return or can I keep them?
  155. complete desktop to sell $130, improve: actually sell it so I can pack my car
  156. jeans (32x32 100c), improve: wicking/drying
  157. belt (cinch, cotton), improve: unknown
  158. bbq & sweetsour sauce, improve: refrigeration
  159. cheese, improve: expiration (ask nols)
  160. dish soap (1.66L), improve: unknown