Monthly Archives: December 2005

Welcome 2006!

Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,The flying cloud, the frosty light:The year is dying in the night;Ring out, wild bells, and let him die. Ring out the old, ring in the new,Ring, happy bells, across the snow:The year … Continue reading

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Moleskine pocket weekly diary 2006: opened

"I’d been waiting for this moment for sometime." "a recent ritual of mine to open a new Moleskine diary on New Year’s Eve." By Songlines @ Moleskinerie/FLICKRImage links: 1 2© All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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Past, present and future

Crystal’s iconographic photo of her old, current and new notebooks is an unmistakable reminder that another year is about to pass. 2005 has brought natural and made-made disasters of proportions that make us pause and ponder. Wars and hurricanes, political … Continue reading

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“Solvitur Ambulando” – It is solved by walking

The long, thick stripes of heavy rain on the window obstructed my view in the shuttle bus from Charles de Gaulle Airport to the Arc de Triomphe on a late April afternoon. I was feeling sick from the slow ride … Continue reading

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Pirozjki is leaving

"My cat, Pirozjki, will be leaving us. New year, a new home for her…" "Pirozjki is leaving"By Pettefletpluk© All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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Sightings: “Criminal Minds”

"Moleskines seem to be everywhere on television these days. Tonight CBS aired a rerun of Criminal Minds entitled "Plain Sight." In the opening few minutes there’s actress Lola Glaudini who plays Elle Greenway holding one of our favorite black books … Continue reading

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Scrawl, scribble, sketch, jot, doodle, muse & write on

"Zac Templeton is a Moleskiner. So is Hillary Thoren. No, they’re not relieving small furry lawn pests of their pelts. Along with other South Sound residents, they’re discovering a quaint and trendy low-tech way of taking notes and recording notions. … Continue reading

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So that you will hear me…

" So that you will hear me my words sometimes grow thin as the tracks of the gulls on the beaches. Necklace, drunken bell for your hands smooth as grapes. And I watch my words from a long way off. … Continue reading

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“The Power of Presence”

"I believe in the power of presence.   I was recently reminded of this belief when I and several other Red Cross volunteers met a group of evacuees from Hurricane Katrina. We were there, as mental health professionals, to offer … Continue reading

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Why techies are leading the back-to-paper movement

"The biggest boon for the low-tech migrator is the stripping down of one’s needs to the barest fundamentals. Suddenly naked in front of the mirror, we see all our marks, foibles and strengths. We see the things we actually need … Continue reading

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