Over at One More Page is today's Musing Monday. Today's is about bookmarks.
What do you use to mark your place while reading? Do you have a definite preference? Do you use bookmarks, paper, or (gasp) turn down the pages? If you use bookmarks, do you have a favourite one?
I definitely use bookmarks. When I was a youngun' I'd dog-ear the page of a paperback if it was my book. I'd use whatever was at hand to bookmark library books. Woe to the dog-earring person when the librarian found out.....
As I got older, I became enamoured of collecting different bookmarks. My sister turned me onto the laminated ones made from foreign stamps. I have all kinds of those and still collect them when I see one I like.
I moved on to movie or concert tickets, then my sister once again started me on a new path with beaded bookmarks. The ones with coated twine or leather string with cool beads on either end. I have a bunch of those.
I've done bookmark exchanges with friends, too. Those brought in a whole bunch of great ones.
I found a need to corral the collection and have a little enameled tin cup to hold most of narrow stamp bookmarks and a bowl to hold the beaded ones.
Lately, though, I have found some very cool postcards at my favorite post office/treasure shop near my office building. I have begun to collect those and lately have been pairing bookmark with the particular book I am reading. I started posting the image when I do my book review. I am definitely having fun with this new bookmark flight o' fancy of mine.