Postcards to Myself

This journal will be taken apart later and turned into postcards. You’ll use one page per person, though you’re welcome to pass the journal around among your friends and family before sending it on. On one side, address the page to yourself and decorate it how you like. On the other side, write a letter to your future self and decorate it how you like. This idea is borrowed, in a way, from futureme.org, where you can send emails to your future self. Once this book is full, I will take the pages and send them to you. There are two catches, though: first, this is not private like an email to your future self would be. Obviously, later moochers of the journal will read what you write to yourself. Second, I don’t know how long it’ll take this journal to get around and back to me, so I don’t know if you should write to yourself in two months or yourself in five years.

When this journal is full, please return it to me. My email address is dewpie@gmail.com

– Dewey

Unfortunately this journal has been retained by an inactive moocher and so far all attempts to recover it have failed.

Leaves

In this journal, add your drawings, photos, collages, etc. of leaves or leafy things. When it’s finished, please return it to me. My email address is dewpie@gmail.com. It’s to be a gift for a nature-loving artist friend. But please don’t pass up this journal because you don’t consider yourself an artist! Amateurs and even Bookmoochers’ children are welcome to add to this journal.

– Dewey

This journal has been returned to its creator.

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Haiku

Add a haiku! You remember the pattern: three lines, with five syllables in the first line, seven in the second, and five in the third. You can also do variations on the haiku. Please feel free to decorate your page(s) in any way you like. When the journal is full, please contact dewpie@gmail.com to return it.

– Dewey

Blogging

This Bookmooch Journal is for those who wish to share their blogging experience. Using text, images, or whatever suits you, illustrate your blogging experience in whatever way seems right. Please include your blog url on any page(s) of the journal you use. Please return the journal to me when it’s finished. My email address is dewpie at gmail.

– Dewey

This journal was lost in the post to the first requestor.

Any One Topic

This idea is borrowed from the “What One Book?” feature in Bookmarks magazine. Just choose one topic that matters to you and list as many books as you can think of to recommend on that topic. Illustrate your list in whatever way you find suitable. Please return the journal to me when it’s finished. My email address is dewpie@gmail.com

dewey

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It’s All in the Cards

Spade, Club, Heart, Diamond.
Red, Black.
King, Queen, Jack, Ace.

Art, mischief and mayhem based on the designs and traditions of playing cards.

– Suzi (k00kaburra)

Say ANYTHING about John Cusack

A bookmooch journal, dedicated to photos, memories, about John Cusack and his movies. Your thoughts, your favorite movies, lines from movies, feel free to use VHS cases to do altered art. I would like to show this to my kids so keep it clean. You can feel free to decorate the front and back cover. Please limit yourself to 2 pages. Please return to 8izenuff when it is full. Please don’t alter others work. Altered art welcomed. Scrapbookers welcomed.

-Heather

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