Author Peggy Payne (www.peggypayne.blogspot.com) posted about doodling on her blog the other day. She states that "there's neurological evidence that doodling helps us think, solve problems, listen better, and keep better perspective." I always thought that doodling indicated that the person was bored with what was going on. Peggy suggested that I post some of my random doodles.
In getting together a few to post here, I found that sometimes my doodles are a way of visualizing on paper what is going on in the meeting or what I would like to happen as far as the topic at hand. Here is one from a discussion of the choir director:
Other random jottings were things that popped into my head about the speaker. Once, "What is he afraid of?" Another time, this:
Most of the doodles, though, are indications that I AM bored and ready for the meeting to be over. Here's one:
Any other doodlers out there willing to share their ideas on this?