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Actually, pen and papere is my preferred method.  I think 
that it is more personal when I puts pen to paper.  Wish I 
could find a decent fountain pen.  I love the smell of ink as 
I writes, but those days are long gone.

Grey Owl

---- Original message ----
>Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2005 08:19:30 -0400
>From: Jim Bullard <jbullar1@twcny.rr.com>  
>Subject: Re: [at-l] Calling all computer folks on the list!  
>To: shellydhale@earthlink.net, at-l@mailman.backcountry.net
>At 02:16 AM 4/4/2005 -0400, Shelly Hale wrote:
>>I have been wondering about something.  I've looked at ways 
to journal 
>>while on the trail.  Without a doubt, the PocketMail is very
>>popular.  (Blackberry and Sidekicks are other alternatives.)
>>However, when I look at the weight of it plus a phone plus 
>>charger.sheesh.I might as well carry a lightweight wireless 
>>Also, I hate to think that if I had to finger peck my way 
>>journaling that I'd give up on it.  Hate those itty bitty
>>keyboards!  LOL
>Have you considered a Palm Pilot? Palm's Zire 72 has a lot 
of things a 
>hiker wants in one package: a place to record your journal, 
MP3 player, 
>expansion slot for additional memory (MMC cards), even a 
camera if you can 
>get along with 1.2 MP images. You can get a compact wireless 
keyboard to 
>use with it if you don't like writing on the screen or 
tapping on the 
>optical keyboard.
>I must be old fashioned. I prefer to write my journal on 
paper and I don't 
>listen to the radio or portable music in the woods. I listen 
to the wind, 
>the birds, running water and rain. That's music enough.
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