Weirdest notebook story of the week: With Japan’s birth rate stuck in low gear, the Abe administration has come up with a new idea to make babies: convince the women to have a child earlier rather than later. It plans to give out notebooks to all young women – and perhaps also to young men […]
This sounds like a fun event… and it’s at one of my favorite NYC stationery stores. Maybe I’ll see you there! How many stories can be written with a box of 400 different words? How many can you create? Join author and host of the Happy Ending Reading Series, Amanda Stern, and MoMA educator and […]
This is a funny story about a lost and found Moleskine and a lost and found suitcase. That reminder to write your name and contact info can save the day! Moleskine Dumpster Diving and Facebook Save the Day – Philip Morris – Proctors, Schenectady NY – timesunion.com – Albany NY.
Here’s a nice way to use notebooks, from Gretchen Rubin at The Happiness Project: Studies show that thinking back on happy times elevates mood, and observing and preserving memories is one of the most satisfying ways of bringing order to life. My mother started a memory-keeping tradition a few years ago that has proved to […]
I don’t remember my first notebook, but my mother claims I was folding up pieces of paper into little books and carrying them around with me from at least the age of 3! Later, I remember having those little square datebooks that Hallmark shops used to give away for free–the ones that listed all the […]