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Paper Notes In A Digital World – An Update

Posted: 29th September 2010 by Mike Swickey in Uncategorized

I’ve given the blog another run for the sixty days that I promised. These are some of my thoughts… I have many interests, sometimes I’m convinced I have too many interests and it causes an information overload that doesn’t allow me to give the full attention to any one, two or three interests that I […]

Pocket Notebooks of 20 Famous Men

Posted: 14th September 2010 by Mike Swickey in Uncategorized

Brett and Kate at The Art of Manliness have expanded on an earlier post about men and notebooks and they now have a super article on how 20 famous men used their notebooks. It’s a definite “must read”….excellent post from one of my favorite blogs.

From Old Notebooks: Print On Demand

Posted: 30th August 2010 by Mike Swickey in Uncategorized
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I recently read on Notebook Stories about a little book that I just had to order the same day. So far, it’s been a great read (I haven’t finished it so this isn’t actually a review). From Old Notebooks by Evan Lavender-Smith is full of little nuggets of this and that — it’s exactly what […]

The Blackwing Pencil: A Rebirth

Posted: 24th August 2010 by Mike Swickey in Uncategorized
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The boingboing blog recently reported that the much loved Blackwing pencil will be returning. I’m not surprised at who purchased the trademark: The California Cedar Products Company. I wrote an article back in February of 2006 about CalCedar and their pencil-loving CEO Chuck Berolzheimer II. He’s quite a guy and I hope you’ll read his […]

Planners, Planners — and more Planners

Posted: 23rd August 2010 by Mike Swickey in Uncategorized
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I’ve enjoyed Laurie’s Plannerisms blog, but today she outdid herself with the post, “The Planner That Saved My Sanity: The Quo Vadis Trinote.” “You may remember my Planner Crisis post at the beginning of this month, where my sister Sandy convinced me to use the Quo Vadis Trinote planner to get me through my move. […]