Karen Glass took a trip in 2014 to Ambleside England where she met up with one of my favorite people and visited the Charlotte Mason archives. One of her big goals was to locate Miss Mason’s commonplace books. She doesn’t know if they were all like this, but she’s sure that she found a commonplace book, at least. Karen was kind enough to send me some photos during my December notebooking series, but I ran out of time to share them before my blogging break commenced.
So here they are … better late than never, right?
Oh, c’mon. You know she was an Afterthinker.
So, first we have the cover:
I love that this isn’t anything fancy because, while I like fancy notebooks, there was a time where such a thing was cost prohibitive for me. Knowing that any notebook will do is important.
Now, here area a couple pictures of the inside:
Karen tells me that she took photos of every single page in hopes of deciphering all the quotes. Won’t it be interesting to find out what Miss Mason was reading, and what parts of what she was reading were important enough to make it into her commonplace?
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