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[Apr. 19th, 2009|04:10 pm]
Verminius Rex
We took the kids to the pool, Marz was in with them for about 2 hours while I enjoyed the chlorine filled ambiance with a book (didn't feel like getting wet today). They are now well worn, with luck they'll nap. I did have an idea for a terrycloth swim gear bag, so you don't have to bring a towel, you just use the bag and toss all your wet gear inside. It's not a bad idea, but I don't know if it'd be worth pursuing.

Pari is watching Wizard of Oz, 40% chance she falls asleep in the hour. No telling with Kiyan, he can keep going even when tired.
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[User Picture]From: arian1
2009-04-19 10:17 pm (UTC)
Just keep whispering "Popppies....pooopppies.."
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[User Picture]From: silverfae
2009-04-21 02:05 am (UTC)
How would you make the outside water resistant?

I mean, once I use a towel, it's soaked and then it's hard to put down somewhere (like in the car) without soaking the carpet or seat.
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[User Picture]From: verminiusrex
2009-04-21 02:35 am (UTC)
To be honest, the towel is usually only in the car long enough to get home and into the wash, so a damp towel on the carpet for 20 minutes doesn't bother me. But when I think about it, a waterproof or water resistant fabric like polyurethane laminate (like raincoats) on one side (or just on a portion of one side) would enable a person to roll up the damp swimsuit and wet part of the towel bag into that portion for transport.

But good call, I didn't think of that.
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[User Picture]From: silverfae
2009-04-21 03:28 am (UTC)
OOh, it could be a partial bit of it that the rest sort of rolls into... or it could be a waterproof pillow that turns inside out.

I tend to leave damp towels in places I shouldn't.. that's why I think of it.
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[User Picture]From: verminiusrex
2009-04-21 11:36 am (UTC)
I like the inside out idea, having it like a reversible pillowcase so that it can be turned terrycloth side out for a towel and waterproof side out for a bag makes the most sense.

Cost of supplies, that's another matter. Polyurethane laminate isn't cheap, I'm not sure how much other water resistant materials cost.
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