"Bookstores—guaranteed to leave you both poorer, and richer for it."
Gemma Seymour-Amper, 3 June 2013
So sparkly, it hurts my eyes to look at it in the sun. :D I lurve it!
I’ve been spending a lot of time this past month working on Paige Paigen. First, I’ve got a bunch of new designs, and have figured out the data merge automation into Adobe InDesign CS2 so that I can update my calendars for successive years. Second, the Paige Paigen website has been moved to Wordpress, since Posterous, the old host, has been shut down. It’s still a bit rough, but if you go to
you will find 43 different page designs for popular personal organisers in Personal, A5, and B5 sizes, with more to come! Until we ramp up to full production, all designs are free for personal use under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.
Pictured above is the final candidate file for the Paige Paigen No. 6105 Personal 2013 Week on One Page Calendar, US English, Sunday-Saturday, in my vintage, black Filofax Personal Buckingham organiser.
This is the No. 6101 Personal 2013 Month on Two Pages Calendar, US English, Sunday-Saturday:
It’s official. I am now unmistakeably middle-aged. My first pair of reading glasses.
Now, about your overdue book fine…
“One of my roommates invited me out to dinner tonight, to meet some of her family. We shared a nice meal together at a local Chinese restaurant, and when the fortune cookies came around, this one was mine. I tried for several minutes not to cry as everyone went around the table reading their fortunes, but when my turn came, I had to pass it off to someone else to read for me, and then I did cry.
Tears of absolute joy.
(I’m actually just about crying writing this)
Those of you who have followed my story over the past year will know why.”
(originally posted to Facebook, 18 May 2013)
For Bella Lipson Tillis, my daughter at 2-1/2 years old…
the infinite root of two
Me. 1466 consecutive nights alone, and counting. Five more weeks, and it will be 1500 nights.
Seriously, what is it? Am I that fucking ugly? 1466 nights alone, and counting.