Things I Use That Are 10+ Years Old

I was thinking the other day that there are few objects that I use somewhat regularly that are more than 10 years old.

  • Patagonia Better Sweater (brown)
  • CX Cargo Guitar (carbon fiber travel guitar)
  • Ray Bans (with the NYC subway map printed on the inside)
  • A New York Knicks hat
  • Midori Travelers notebook (a gift from my brother)
  • Ikea plates (literally indestructible)

The list feels pretty sparse considering how much stuff I’ve accumulated over the years. It also reminds me to be mindful the next time I buy something in these every-day categories. Will I enjoy using it for 10 years?

(Surprisingly, there might be more digital things I use regularly that are that old e.g. gmail, dropbox, reddit!)

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