Rivercat0338

Personal Information

First Name
Kate
Last Name
Hedstrom
Location
Bay Area, CA
Short Profile

Addicted to planners, notebooks, office & art supplies. I used a Palm device for years but eventually got tired of the batteries always being dead when I needed it most and the lack of flexibility. Switched back to a Personal size Filofax about 4 years ago, and went right back to making my own pages as well.

Hobbies and Interests

Crafts, knitting, reading

Biography

*Planner/Note taking Bio*

In college I used a modified Cornell note taking method, and a time blocking planning system some guy taught us in a GATE class integrated into a Filofax size planner that was a Frankenstein effort of self-made pages and products from different companies.

Out of school, I started with Day-Timer because that's what my company provides for free (even the coveted hole punch), although for a short time my insane supervisor wanted us to use a plain notepad which she actually monitored. When I became a magazine editor in 1995, I began using the Levenger Pocket Briefcase for product demos because it allowed me to take notes while standing at trade shows and conferences. From '97 to '03 I used a few Palm devices before switching back to Filofax. In grad school I mostly used MS OneNote for all my note taking and class material management.

Recently I have switched back to taking business notes on 3x5 cards or slips.

History

Member for
10 years 13 weeks