"There’s an interesting analog vs. digital debate going on out in
cyberspace that I first picked up on at Into The Snow. I knew instantly that I
am an analog type of gal. I don’t own a microwave and prefer to use my stove. I
don’t care about the type of ring tones on my phone and selected the least
annoying one. I don’t want a Blackberry but I have three paper calendars that I
keep up to date (one in my kitchen, one at the office, one in my bag). I will
never get the appeal of reading a book online versus holding a book in your
hands, smelling the paper (I sniff paper, I admit it), turning the pages, and
looking at rows of books on a shelf.
words analog and blog.
The old fashioned journal you wrote in with crushed tree pulp, binding,
and maybe some kind of lock mechanism. For some reason people used to like
writing opinions only they read. It is a fad past its prime but Borders still
sells them for some reason."