notes and their necessity|
Eventually I'll learn to not even bother picking up a (nonfiction) book without first making sure I have note-taking equipment at hand. Otherwise I have to get them after a few minutes. A post-it note pad and non-smeary pen for keyworded bookmarks, a 5x8 pad for later retyping, or a laptop. In extremity I've called myself with my phone and left voicemails for myself.