On a recent trip, my husband accused me of taking him along to carry my bags. That's only partly true. But it's no secret that schlepping your luggage these days is a royal pain.
You can't trust the airlines to get your suitcase from Point A to Point B. So you have to slug through the airport and endless security lines, toting your laptop, with your one-quart bag of liquids and whatever else you'll need stuffed into your one authorized carry-on.