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I have a little black leather journal that says "Diary" on the front that I took with me all over Europe when I backpacked through after college graduation. I even wrote the exact addresses of the places I stayed, the weather, etc. I adore that journal (way more than the often insufferable stuff I wrote when at home!) and often pull it out and go back...

Loren Stephens

I kept a diary of camp in Colorado along with all the letters which I sent to my parents. Priceless to look back at the mind of a 15 year old me. Thanks for sharing this wonderful written journey. Loren

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joanne silverman

I've been a journal keeper since my middle school days and written in one religiously since. When I write in my journal I try to make it so it can be read and appreciated by others -- I actually edit it, making corrections that I leave in so I can see what I've changed. This has been a huge help in "practice writing" and assisted me when I wrote articles for publication. It helped me immensely in having articles published, not to mention numerous theses and a dissertastion. I believe anything we write should be as close to perfect as we think it should be; as if it will be submitted. I cringe at some of the e-mails I get. It's as if the writers can't spew them out fast enough and damn the rules. Years ago I was teaching a GED course I was told not to be overly critical of the work handed in, as long as I could discern the writer's intent. The thinking was "damn the rules". That killed me and needless to say, I was in a perpetual state of disagreement with the administration, but my students turned in good essays when the tests were taken

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