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Is there a diary program for Linux that runs in the terminal?

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$EDITOR ~/diary.txt – grawity May 1 '11 at 12:17

If you want an appointment diary, there is the venerable calendar program (See man calendar)

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+1 - Very nice. At first I thought you were referring to cal. I'd never seen calendar before. Some lovely entries in there. :) – boehj May 1 '11 at 17:08

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