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Here's a nice post from a guy who organizes his life using a notebook. I love my Treo and all, but nothing really substitutes for pen and paper. (Although I have been getting a lot of use out of Notebook, a very intuitive note-taking application for the Mac.) When I worked full-time, I carried an engineer's notebook everywhere I went (I preferred those from the Laboratory Notebook Company, which were perfect-bound and lasted forever), so that all my notes, diagrams, and lists were in one place, easy (relatively) to find again. Now that I work for different companies, I tend to just write on pads when I'm in meetings, but I still organize things for myself in a notebook. Once again, the best content-management system is often the simplest. (The pens, by the way, are mostly fine- and medium-point Waterman fountain pens.)