Even though I use online job tracking systems to keep a handle on everything being working on, there is always a ton of little details, notes, questions, numbers, etc. that are either too small/temporary to put into bugzilla, or are too numerous to keep track of in my brain. For these items (and my coffee cup) there is the “scratch disk”, pictured here.
I generally fill up one page every 1-3 days, flip over and repeat, then shred using a cross shredder. It could be that growing up at the exact time that I did has turned my peers and me into digital hybrids: embracing new technology but mixing it with analog components.