First, one list posted this writing prompt:
I find that, unless I *force* myself to write something meaningful in my journal, I tend to just regurgitate the events of the day with little comment or insight. Is this a problem for you? How do you overcome it?
Then a fellow group member made this comment on a different list
[my diaries] mainly record the hard facts of a day i.e. "Got up, went to work, had ... lunch, came home, temperature was 72 degrees, nice day...
Synchronicity strikes again (but then, that's what synchronicity is all about).