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Tale of a Vandal Pen Collector: Unexpected Acquisition

Queuing up Don McLean’s American Pie

A long, long time ago,
I can still remember

My first fountain pen was a Sheaffer cartridge pen. In the fifth grade, I thought the pen was horrible.

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Noodler's, Clairefontaine And A Lamy

They didn’t walk into a bar together, but they did join forces at my desk. Noodler’s Black, a Clairefontaine notebook and a Lamy AL-Star EF make a delightful trio that is suitable for use anywhere including that bar. 101 more words


The Handwriting's on the Wall...

Putting pen to paper is always such a nice change to pounding on a computer keyboard, I feel. However, years of heavy typing have left me with a good deal of pain when trying to write on paper these days. 458 more words


Digital vs. Analogue

Your correspondent wears a wrist watch, which is less common than I thought because, apparently, many people prefer to tell time from their phones (which never leave their hands). 1,387 more words

Creative, Unusual, Amusing

A Few Words And Choice Links

So much time spent on reviews that gathering links got neglected, but there were a few worthy of mention. The most amusing bit has been the brouhaha over the ever condescending, fibmeister Neil Degrasse Tyson. 109 more words

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Red + Turquoise = Fantastic!

Absolutely LOVING this color combination of my new Lamy Studio Royal Red and my turquoise Quo Vadis Habana notebook. They really seem to electrify each other!

Pen & Paper Love

My Return to Fountain Pens

Several years ago I had a Parker Vector fountain pen. It was nice. I always felt it wrote smoother than the ball point or roller ball pens I typically used. 321 more words

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