Weekly Writing Challenge: Mind the Gap

Weekly Writing Challenge: Mind the Gap.

Topic: e-book vs paperback

Ah, the paper back. The dirty soiled thumb areas as you read and re-read the same paperback over and over. Well you can do the re-reading with an e-book as well, but the ink and flipping of paper and the ear folds in the corners to mark where you are.

Now there certainly is something for an e-book. You can be more compact. I can read the paper on the bus going to work with out a lot of noisy cumbersome flipping.

I felt a sweep of joy, however, when my wife mentioned a great deal on getting the newspaper delivered weekly for this month. The folding, at home, i do enjoy and the ink.

I most confess I am a bit biased. I learned to use a printing press in high school. so the art of printing print is very much a naustalgic pleassure relived by the flipping of pages and the smell of ink.


Perennial plant propogator for Creekhill nursery. Over 40 years of experience with lots of plants from foliage, cut flowers, seasonal potted plants, annuals and perennials. A plant geek and nerd, i am

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February 2013
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