Then taking a leaf from his note pad, he wrote out a prescription.
(writes "Father" on note pad—to Plant cheerfully) Is it a boy or a girl?
"You are immortal, then," Dr. Quink said, scribbling in his note pad.
The man wagged his head, staring at his note pad, which was littered with jumbled calculations.
Then he fished a note pad out of a drawer and began pencilling figures.