@Antedeluvian: I googled "stubby pens". Here's one.
You are the king of Googling -- this "Roadster" sounds like just the thing -- the reviewer said "I found the Roadster at my local Staples and fell in love with it right away. It's a thick, fairly stubby pen just under 4.5" long..."
I will stop off at my local Staples on the way home this evening
The recent comments to this blog have just reminded me that I'll be going to Brazil in a couple of weeks -- I'll need a couple of wall socket power adapters -- I'm not sure if the ones I have will work -- I'll need to look this up.
@Junko: Wow, this is pretty impressive! I mean everything is so neatly organized.
It really helps to have a system -- I always store things in exactly the same place in my backpack. Of course new items do get dropped in there, which is why the day before a trip I take everything out and completely re-pack it.
Wow, this is pretty impressive! I mean everything is so neatly organized. Well, if anyone has ever seen inside a bag owned by his wife, girlfriend or sister, you'd know what I mean! Max, I am NOT showing what I got in my bag now ... Sitting at Dallas airport, waiting for me delayed flight...