What do you look for in a journal entry?

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What do you look for in a journal entry?--Al

-- Al Schroeder (al.schroeder@nashville.com), May 07, 2001


Articulate genius. I check in, and if genius isn't at work that day, I browse, skip and leave.

-- Anthony V. Toscano (atoscano@mindspring.com), May 10, 2001.

From the plainest diaryland entry to the fanciest and showiest of journals, I look for the person who writes it. The pictures help no doubt, but without good, written thought backing them, I would just as soon go to an art gallery. To my way of thinking good example of a heck of a good journal is "Shinkhansen."

-- Denver doug (ionoi@webtv.net), May 14, 2001.

Down to earth writing with no fancy smancy words that I have to look up in a dang dictionary... :)

-- mary Mc Nally (bubba3555@cs.com), May 24, 2001.

I look for and enjoy openness, honesty and the ability to express the deepest depths of one's emotional experience. I cherish a sharp wit and a wonderful sense of humor. Put those two together and it's never dull or boring. I am never impressed by the use of large words or the size of one's vocabulary. I see no use for profanity in any form. I will not reject an entry just because someone chooses to use profanity however. Often times I find something of value there in spite of the need to write profanity.

-- Clarence Bowles (cbowles11@Home.Com), January 05, 2002.

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