Notebooks

My Commonplace Book

spiral bound journal

For years I’ve kept a Commonplace Book, although I didn’t always call it that. A Commonplace Book is a collection of whatever you want to collect- notes, quotes, diary entries, scrapbook pages, ephemera, photos, snippets of stranger’s conversations – You get the idea. I began this book in March 2004 and I called it a…

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Finding Old Journals

I found a forgotten box of old journals and notebooks that have been languishing unremembered and unused in the back of my closet. Some of these journals were still new (unused) and some had writing in them. I especially like the Decomposition Notebook, ‘Deep Stretch’ with the scuba divers stretching in an assortment of positions.…

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Siren Call of the Paper Addict

Octopus Notebook Set

The Bell Museum and Planetarium opened this summer in Minneapolis-St Paul and I am thrilled to live close enough to get there once a month or more! On a recent visit I purchased this lovely “Sea Life” three-piece notebook set. These mini notebooks are 4 x 5.5 inches and have one book with lined pages,…

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