Taking Note

big picture question, productivity
That simple title, "Taking Note," could lead into a dozen different posts. I could write about my love of writing notes on books and lectures in longhand. Or about my obsession with high-quality French and Japanese paper goods. Or how I find writing with a fountain pen a superior writing experience in ALMOST all situations. Or about one of my favourite new podcasts, "Note to Self," and digital notes. But this is actually about taking note in terms of NOTICING. Because we can go through our hours and our days without taking much note of our surroundings, or what we're doing with our hands, or the words we use, or the emotional wake we leave behind, or myriad other things. Making a habit of taking note, of NOTICING, can be…
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