This month I'm participating in the A to Z Challenge. My theme is indulgences. Today's letter is:
For my O, I've chosen a slightly outdated topic. Something many of us don't even use anymore, in this era of electronics. But I still get that same thrill when I walk into an office supply store.
It seems like only yesterday that I was purchasing notepads and pens for writing. I'd hand-write my novels and type them up later. My brain seemed to work better that way. I had a very specific notepad I bought.
And I was even pickier about my writing pens.
I also had this weird affection for daily planners. The kind online calendars have completely replaced.
Now I walk into an office supply store and long for the days when a new notepad and set of pens meant a new book. I miss those days...but, most of all, I'm sad for a younger generation that will never know the joy of a new notepad or day planner.
Do you still buy office supplies? Or have computers replaced your need for them entirely?
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