Having scored a new job, my wife had to go to LA for a week for training. I figured I'd tag along and work from the road. Call it an experiment in working freedom. The objecy of this thread is to detail what one needs to trade while on semi-vacation. I'll also describe the challenges I faced during the week of trading on strange turf. I had about a month to prepare. Ordered a dell inspiron laptop from dell... 17" wuxga screen, 2gigs ram. other equipment purchased: Laptop bookbag to carry it with other gear Bluetooth keyboard and mouse. I hate laptop keyboards. 24" Dell flatscreen 1920x1200 resolution, I needed it anyhow Underwater kinetics drybox bot from optics planet.com. This is a big, tuff, and heavy SOB to tote the monitor around.