Being away from home…I’ve returned to using the marble notebook. It seemed like a good time to share an older post.
If you find yourself mired in the dreaded writer’s block, get one of these. Forget the colorful desk and the apple, go to the “Back to School” section and get yourself an old-fashioned marble composition book.
It was most likely something you were “forced” to write in as a child. The smartest teachers had you invest in these, rather than loose leaf or spiral bound notebooks,whose pages could be torn out and easily discarded. These were the ones you could keep; the ones that recorded your thoughts, feelings and activities on a day-to-day basis. These were the words that you could share with your parents and teachers; the ones that reflected the progress in your command of language, grammar, even your penmanship.
These were not the books that included your innermost thoughts and secrets; those were locked away in a diary; a hard-bound book that came with a tiny key…
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