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27 October 2002 ... new Notebook

Morris, Design for Bird, Paperblank Book Company

This new blank book I've got is the coolest! I love the cover art. And there isn't a spine, the stitching is exposed. I think it's called a coptic stitch. I wish I could do that, but it does look rather complicated.

Stitching of the blank book

The paper is heavy. The pages are lined but the lines are pale enough that they are easily ignored. And, to boot, there is so much space between signatures that the spine side is actually noticably thicker than the open side. This means I will be able to tape stuff -- Lots of stuff -- in and the book won't bulge!

So. I am very excited about this notebook! I started writing in it about a week ago.

I decided that this was going to be a more visual notebook. I want doodles in the margins. I want writing that is graphical. I want colors.

And, so far, so good. I make tiny sketches on each page. I write in all different colors. I got my calligraphy marker out yesterday. And there are other visual elements in my writing as well.

It's going to be so fun to page through this notebook when I get farther along!! But right now, I am shy about it... I was going to scan one of my doodles, and then I looked at it and decided it wasn't good enough to show the world. sorry, maybe next time. :)

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