On Keeping a Notebook (Part I: Obsessions)

I've been talking paper with my dear friend S. over on the west coast. Especially planners, and just how the hell do put one to work properly. I'm not sure why, but the Internet is in love with what was once considered a freak obsession of mine: journals, notebooks, stickers, pens, and - even more stranger - colored tape. This used to be the stuff of my middle school years, when my room was bursting with Lisa Frank stickers, scented pens...