I am in the midst of a planner 'problem'.
You see, I am currently using an original Bullet Journal (#3) for my planner since July. Actually, I started a modified version earlier in another notebook and then started using the Bullet Journal when I got my hands on one. It works for me. The whole process gels for me and my 'style'.
Now comes the problem - I really, really, really want a Hobonichi Cousin. A bigger version of #9 in the picture above. I have wanted one for a couple of years now, ever since I learned about them. And after handling a Techo (the smaller size), has only reinforced my desire. I love the monthly, weekly and daily pages already laid out for me. I love the feel of the paper. I just love it.
The one I currently have will become a 'card journal' I think. I want to start working with my cards and drawing one a day. This will be the log for them. It's small enough to fit right in. And I can just ignore the day of the week and year, making it a continuous log until it's all used up.
Not only do I have another Leuchtturm 1917 (#4) available, which is basically a Bullet Journal, and also...
A Personal-Planner for 2017 (#6), which is customized for me. So do I stay with what I have currently or do I satisfy my 'desire'? A lot depends on the pocketbook in the next few weeks.
Then my second issue is about the other notebooks.
Notebook #2 is my current journal and #5 is a notebook where I have my Master List of Goals/Projects/Collections/etc.
However, the bottom planner (#1) is a Franklin zippered ring binder. I picked it up at the thrift store and it feels so good. It's leather or really good fake stuff. With it, I can add and subtract pages. I am thinking about taking my Master List and transferring it over to the ring binder. That way I can add/move/subtract pages as I want to. I can also make decorative dividers for the sections. But I just started the other notebook. It was a discounted notebook from Barnes and Noble, if I remember correctly. It would make a fun weekend project moving things over to the ring binder and since it's so large, I know I won't take it out with me.
I am currently thinking once my current journal (#2) is filled (which it almost is), I would move my journaling over to my fauxdori (#7). I can get additional inserts as needed and it is also a size I can carry with me easily.
I have been using a little paper notebook for my brain dump notes recently. I think I am going to get some filler paper for my little Filofax, another thrift store find. I can drop it in my purse and take pages out and put in my journal or planner.
Right now, for my planner, whether or not if I obtain my Hobonichi for 2017, the Personal-Planner will be a planner I am going to use for 2-3 big goals I want to accomplish/track/plan in 2017. It will be a stay-at-home-on-the-desk planner. My Hobo would be the one I carry with me.
If I don't get the Hobo, then I think I will keep going in the Leuchtturm 1917 for 2017 (a bit poetic there). It's a nice olive green.
So there you have it...my dilemma.
"To Hobo or not to Hobo, that is the question!"