Boxes of stuff!

Why are monthly deliveries of surprise assortments of stuff in boxes all the rage suddenly?  Is there any OTHER way you could deliver a bunch of stuff to my door?  A padded envelope, I suppose.  But seriously, my Facebook wall has been barraged lately with monthly box-oriented subscription offers. My first foray into the subscription to unspecified stuff delivery services […]

Vintage books live again as journals

For a couple years now, I have been a big fan of a website called Ex Libris Anonymous, run by Jacob  Deatherage, at  It’s served as my source for work notebooks, and I always try to have a selection on hand for quick little gifts.  For example, I’ve given some Dr. Seuss and alphabet primer themed journals to my kids’ grade school teachers at the […]