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The Red-Winged Flightless Mongol

I try for the most part to use only photographs of my own taking for this blog. This is done as part of an attempt to offer as much original content as possible rather than being just another echo in a sea of aggregators. 293 more words

Pencils

Less Waste—Longer Wear

Even slightly damaged this Eberhard Faber Mongol display is striking. I’m not sure if the white void on the right side is meant to be used for anything in particular (e.g. 386 more words

Pencils

Happy Ballpoint Pen Day

To paraphrase Mark Twain, “The rumors about the demise of the ballpoint pen are greatly exaggerated.”  Despite the presence of electronic devices that can help us write and compose our daily communications, pencil or pen and paper remain the… 1,013 more words

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