I have a wonderful Timbuk2 messenger bag. It works very well when I’m riding my bike, because it has this second strap. You clip the strap across your torso to prevent the bag from shifting forward when you’re riding.
When I’m not on my bike, that extra strap hangs loose. I try to stuff it in the bag, but sometimes it falls out anyway and I can feel it swinging behind me when I walk.
At first this annoyed me, but I now think of it as my tail. Like most people, I’m insanely jealous of animals with tails. Now, at least when I have my bag, I get to see how the other half lives. Let me tell you, it’s pretty sweet.
I am one step closer to being like Mr. Cat, as shown above.