In a world of rapid flux, we look for any place to plant a stake, especially in the complicated world of digital communication. Yes, THIS is the way to build a website. THIS is the way to launch an e-mail campaign. And so on. But is a best practices approach automatically the way to go?
I have a notebook problem, and one of the worst kinds. I am obsessed with notebooks and I am horrible at using them. I can spot a beautiful notebook all the way down the longest aisle in a store or in a stacked and stuffed-to-the-max shelf. I love the thickness, the way the paper feels, how it folds, and how a pen glides across its page.