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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I am a habitual list maker, which gives some of my many notebooks purpose. In recent days I’ve come across other lists that have inspired me or given me a spark of joy to read and to contemplate. The list below is my reading list for January 2010. 1. Twenty Ways to Get Through Bad…

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The launch of the print version of Letters & Journals is scheduled for 2011. It’s been a long time in research and planning and the challenge in 2010 has been to build a following of potential subscribers. To date we have a list of 2,300 names of possible subscribers/buyers. Our goal is to get 5,000…

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Lucky Me! Last week I received this ecosystem notebook in a contest from Racket magazine on twitter. We got to choose our own color if we won. This orange is called clementine, although kiwi (lime green) was a close second. I had to say what I would use it for and at the time I…

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I bought this mini binder (8.5″ x 7″) at russell + hazel stationery shop in Mpls., MN a couple weeks ago. I haven’t decided what purpose it will serve yet, but I loved the smaller size and the assortment of colorful filler paper and dividers. They had a wonderful selection of colors for the binder…

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I’m looking for help in deciding the wording and order of the tagline you see in the Letters & Journals image to the right. Currently it reads: Mail ArtJournalsBlogsHandwritten LettersPostcardsNotebooksDiaries Although there may may be an occasional feature on Mail Art, I don’t think there will be a regular dept, so I’m thinking I will…

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Here is the first look at the design for Letters & Journals, a quarterly print magazine celebrating the art and history of letter writing and journal keeping. We are still working out the details of the tagline that currently says Mail Art, Journals, Blogs, Handwritten Letters, Postcards, Notebooks and Diaries. We are deciding on which…

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I love the internet! How else can a person so easily find others who share their same interest? I love pens and notebooks. The feel of a generously inked fine point pen over smooth paper…heaven. Pictured here is a stack of my current notebook/day planner stash. And here are some blogs I’ve recently discovered who…

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