Making paper dance. The video's in the mail.

http://montellier.ca/product-category/type/?product_count=12 Ever find yourself collecting information a certain way before catching yourself out for being “old fashioned”?

http://simplecommunion.com/2013/08/the-one-thing-you-must-do-rumi So began my day today, back-and-forthing between paper and screen. Melbourne Festival program in hand, coffee in the other, laptop poised to seek any artistic inspiration before booking any tickets. And so it went.

http://alvinghamvillage.co.uk/genealogy Paper. Laptop.

Catalogue. Youtube.

Flick through pages. Search for videos.

Watch video.  Meh. Back to pages.

*lightbulb*

“I guess they might have these videos on their website”

Nooo. Surely not. Yes indeed. So why didn’t I go to their website in the first place? Oh that’s right, because I ordered cable internet, got a free newspaper deal and hence the paper Festival program. Sure, it might have helped if they had some instruction on those pages, letting me know I could go to their site instead of heading straight to Youtube or Google or whatevertakesyerfancy. Still, catching myself out, I admit,  does make me feel a little Gen X! I’ve even caught myself snapping my handwritten shopping lists to take to the supermarket on my phone recently, because I find it simpler to write the list on paper first. It’s also easier to find it on my phone, once I’m at the shops. (There must be a name for that almost awkward mental shift from paper to web!)

What about you? Do you go-between print and gadgets out of sheer habit?

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This is my  Day 19 entry for NaBloPoMo on the September theme of Art.

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