Tuesday, October 26, 2010

There Is Something Delightful About A Brand New Blank Calendar

I bought my new 2011 calendar.

Much to the dismay of my husband, I am still a paper & pen person when it comes to my calendar. I prefer a spiral monthly/weekly calendar. I like to look at one month at a time for planning. I use the weekly section for my daily to-do lists. I love to make lists and I love to cross accomplished tasks off my list.

My husband has set me up on a Gmail account and I have promised him that I will input events into the calendar, so that we have a master family calendar. So basically, I am keeping two calendars. But I just can't give up my paper and pen.

Because this fresh, blank page is wide open for events and opportunities...

...and it will eventually look like this.

A jam-packed month with pre-school activities, birthday parties, appointments and my daughter's doodles. I just love a brand new calendar.

Are you still a paper and pen person like me or is your calendar completely digital? Let us know in the comments.

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  1. I am very much a pen and paper kind of person. I like digital planners.

  2. Yes, to paper and pen!! AND to crossing off things on my list. Sometimes I write things down, that I have already done, so I can cross it off and feel the sense of accomplishment! Haha! :)

  3. I am still a pen and paper person (more like a row of post-it notes and pen person), but hubby begs me to please put things like dinner dates and doctor's appointments on our Outlook calendar so I can send them to him at work. I do try! :-)

  4. Absolutely!! A paper and pen kind of girl! I bought a PDA. I used it for about a week... then reverted back to my old ways. I just love being able to see the whole month in one view, scratch things out, write things in...
    on a side note....I really like YOUR spiral calendar...mind sharing where you got it? Still haven't picked up my new planner for 2011!

  5. Flap Jack - I got the spiral calendar at Office Max. Thanks for your comments.


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