When I was in the 9th grade, my English teacher told me to pay attention. My reply? “If my hand isn’t moving, I don’t hear you”. And so it was and still is. When I talk on the phone I doodle. When I watch a TV show, I doodle.
They are Zen. In the moment as much as any thought can be in the moment. The lines move, they float, they fly… some parallel, many diverge of course, creating a new path. They are unplanned, unthought, unpredictable.