Putting your thoughts on paper can be the perfect anecdote to a long day. However, when going green, paper is typically the first thing people look to cut back on. That said, a nice notebook to contain cherished memories, unspoken grievances, and horrifying faux pas is a definite exception to the rule.

And, Seltzer Goods makes a line of must-have journals from 100 percent post-consumer recycled paper that feature a variety of surreal, yet comforting images. After all, where better to record the nonsense of your own life than in a book covered in images of Sigmund Freud, rice and beans holding hands, or a skeleton and an English guardsman sitting in a cup of coffee?

Story by Nicole Zerillo. This article originally appeared in Plenty in July 2008. This story was added to MNN.com.

Copyright Environ Press 2008