Over the past few years I have started to build quite a collection of Disney Messenger Bags that are custom made by Rickshaw Bag Works in San Francisco. The bags are designed by Disney and sold through Zazzle, an online store specializing in customized products and experiences. Over the past few years I have been building a collection also of custom laptop sleeves and other items that are all Disney.
Yes I know I am a guy, but what is the mater with showing my Disney Side?
Each messenger bag and laptop sleeve has a story. Each bag, tablet, and laptop sleeve is signed by the characters in the parks. Click here to visit the Zazzle Store to view items you can purchase from Disney.
Using several techniques I have managed that I can switch bags instantly in the morning before I go to work or around town. I have the routine down that I can even switch bags on the fly when I travel for the weekend or for several days (whether it is work related or not).
In addition to the messenger bags and laptop sleeves I have purchased the Rickshaw Drop Pockets, which attach inside the bags with Velcro, that I can easily switch all my cables bag to bag without worrying about moving them one at a time.
The daily routine is to pick a bag, switch the cable pouch, move one or two items, and then pack my laptop (or tablet), and larger development tools such as my Microsoft HoloLens Development Kit case.
In my bags I also remember to pack one or two of my cameras. Usually when I go to an event I carry either my DxO Labs One camera with dock extension kit for the Apple iPhone. For larger trips or events I also will pack my Canon 5Ds R into the messenger bag, but it is necessary to place my laptop into a different bag for the day. This sometimes causes me to carry two bags.
Sometimes it is important to realize that after a few days in the rain or any dirt that the signatures start to wear off. The best way to handle this is to carefully trace the signatures with a regular size and point Sharpie before the signatures become even slightly unreadable. Using a Sharpie Fine Point Black Marker is the best for tracing. You can use other color Sharpies; however, I highly recommend that when having your own bag signed that you use a darker color Sharpie marker. Lighter colors fade faster on the fabric.