I love paper. Paper books. Magazines. Fancy pens to write on paper. Post it notes. Spiral bound notebooks. Legal pads. All things paper! I wrote this blog post out on paper before I typed it out for the blog.
When I was a kid I would practice my handwriting for hours. As an adult now my handwriting often gets mistaken for typed fonts in my planner. You have heard the saying "Practice makes perfect," and practice has certainly helped my handwriting. However, I am not a perfectionist; as I believe done is better than perfect.
We took our kids to the book store yesterday and I absolutely love taking in all the new and exciting things found there. I love showing Livia all the information that is at her fingertips. Sure, YouTube is great, there is so much information there... BUT nothing beats the information you can find in paper books. Paper makes things so real for me.
At the bookstore I actually found a magazine on paper. It was all about the love of paper, textures, cutouts, and activities; so I know I'm not the only person who loves paper!
My printer for the planners email signature reads "P.S - It is okay to print this email. Paper is a biodegradable, renewable, sustainable product made from trees. Growing and harvesting trees provides jobs for millions of men and women, and working forests are good for the environment, providing clean air, clean water, wildlife habitat and carbon storage."
I love the feel of paper. I love having all my thoughts out of my head and onto the paper. I understand digital has its place. After all, our new sister company is Websites Managed and we sell our paper planners online. However, I don't think we will ever fully replace paper with digital.
What are your thoughts on paper?