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This ends two years of diary and I am going to declare a recess for a while to see if perhaps the time I spend on this cannot be more profitably spent in reading and other activities.


As always, after thinking this over, I've decided that journal should go on, so go on it does. Ten or fifteen minutes a day shouldn't interfere with my other activities and I think this journal brings many benefits:

1.) It gets you in the habit of picking out the worthwhile things that happen.
2.) It is practice in writing.
3.) It is a reservoir of ideas.
4.) It leaves a satisfaction of having created something each day.
5.) It is an interesting record, and perhaps some day a valuable one.
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