Backpack with a back, and a plea to save the crab and mac nut wontons!

Today is a good day, my backpack has a back.

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I am so NOT a backpack kinda gal.  And the only reason I started this project, if you’re paying attention, is that I am trying to find the perfect travel bag.

Despite these disclaimers of mine, I think this thing is gorgeous, and I will carry it proudly.  I love the royal blue webbing I found for the adjustable part of the straps.

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This sly beauty still has a secret…it is naked on the inside.

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I promise I will do the lining, with it’s fabulous pockets, and get it finished.  I’ll even find some unwilling subject to model it!

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Part two of this little dissertation  doesn’t involve sewing.  Or cooking.  Pretty much just eating.  Eating this.

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Crab and mac nut wontons.  My very favorite thing to eat at Duke’s here on Kauai.  The dipping sauce is wasabi and plum.  The darling Miss O and I went there for lunch today.  Our waitress told us that our fave food is being taken off the menu.  Whaaaa?  It is the top menu item here and in Waikiki, and it is coming off the menu.  Even the koi in the pond objected, showing their displeasure by jumping out of the water and slapping their fat koi flippers on the water.

What is wrong with the world?  Dammit, Duke’s, don’t take away my inspiration!