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The Night Notebook

I have a notebook.

A serious notebook.  Leather bound and all that. It lives propped against the walk next to my bed.

And in it I have an astronomer’s pen. It has a tiny red light it. Just enough to write a few notes.

It protects me in part from the Hazards to Sleep of Writing Non Fiction. My sense is that it would be good for about 50 or 100 words and beyond that I would still feel drawn to a computer.

That said, it has never actually failed me, except when I forget to set it up the night before.

Unfortunately, such forgetting is just part of the hazards.

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Written by Russell Brand

Russell has started three successful companies, one of which helped agencies of the federal government become very early adopters of open source software, long before that term was coined. His first project saved The American taxpayer 250 million dollars. In his work within federal agency, he was often called, “the arbiter of truth,” facilitating historically hostile groups and factions to effectively work together towards common goals


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