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A Triumphant Return – And a Product Review – Scribbles That Matter

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Wow, has it been way too long since I’ve posted here!  The second half of this year just got crazy.  My s/o and I took the big step of moving in together, but in order to do that, we had to pack, clean, and move both houses (!), in addition to getting our “together home” painted, repaired, and ready, an effort that took literally the entire summer.  A week after we moved in, we were traveling to see our nephew graduate from Marine Corps Boot Camp; work for both of us got really busy and chaotic; and of course, there was still the matter of unpacking, getting rid of more stuff, acquiring new stuff, and generally setting about making a house into a home.  Then came the holiday season.  So, long story short, time for personal activities and, unfortunately, maintaining Renaissance Magpie, was non-existent for several months.

That said, we are, finally settled in and I am finally able to reinvigorate Renaissance Magpie.  As you may have noticed from the paragraph above, a LOT of changes happened this year and among them was the way I bullet journal.  When last we spoke about systems, I was working with the Leuchtturm 1917, official Bullet Journal notebook, in a Traveler’s Notebook system.  By the end of September though, I’d come to the end of my latest LT 1917, and was looking for a bigger journal.  I had a lot of layout ideas that just needed more room, and I had to admit to myself that the Traveler’s Notebook system as I’d envisioned it at the beginning of 2018 was just not working out the way I’d hoped or wanted any longer. Continue reading “A Triumphant Return – And a Product Review – Scribbles That Matter”