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Another use for the best multipurpose tool since the Swiss Army knife (that’d be the phone camera*): word and phrase collection. Every writer needs to be aware of ambient, atmospheric words, the words we breathe and eat and swallow as … Continue reading
It was a close call; we had to wait until the last possible day, but yes, we made it to the Chicago Auto Show this year. You’ll have to wait a bit to see a few selections from the more … Continue reading
(I don’t know whether these are pages from a notebook or part of a letter. But since the person in question wrote endless letters to a certain other person and those letters constitute a very vividly detailed journal, the difference … Continue reading
For writers who came up before the digital revolution, and many who were born later, nothing ever will replace the little paper notebook. Nothing to charge up, nothing to turn on, no lights, no sound, nothing to distract or alarm, … Continue reading
On this busy day (I’m working on your Winter Holiday present), a wander through the phone camera’s galleries found this gem of good advice. Let’s be careful out there. Question of the day: is the phone camera archive really a … Continue reading
Two excellent soft tacos in a styrofoam clamshell box: each of them consisting of a flour tortilla, greasy spicy skirt steak, that grainy Mexican cheese, lettuce-tomato-sour cream, and red salsa. (That’s “American style” according to the menu.) You eat the … Continue reading
Stormy weather prevents the post I planned for today, so it’s time to turn to the notebook for inspiration. I don’t know if you’ve met the house notebook, which normally lives on the coffee table so I can write in … Continue reading
This afternoon, with notebook and phone camera. Three loads of clean T shirts hanging on the lines in the backyard for the second day in a row. Brought them in yesterday afternoon, damp around their collars, when it started to … Continue reading
This gorgeous notebook belonged to the great scientist Marie Curie, and it is still being studied. For short periods of time. By scholars who have signed a waiver. And the rest of the time, it has to be kept in … Continue reading