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Paper, Pen And Ink Reviews In My Queue

In case you wondered what happened to reviews, my Canon A700 has been producing degraded images of late. Getting things in focus has been a challenge and color accuracy has been iffy at best. 128 more words


Links From Nutella To A Kindle Giveaway To A Music Nib

This list is getting too long so links are here on Friday instead of Sunday. Enjoy your weekend!


The enduring appeal of a fountain pen.

It used to be dark green but, sadly, the green eventually peeled away (actually, I peeled it away, in moments of absent-mindedness).  There have been times when I thought it missing forever, and I celebrated as heartily as the shepherd finding his lost sheep when it was found: in the dungeon that lies in the depths of our sofa; within the furthest reaches of a duvet cover (I’m a big fan of writing in bed); in the midst of moon-sized dustballs under my bed.  72 more words


J. Herbin Orange Indien, Clairefontaine And A Giveaway

The temperature is a blistering 100°F today, but I’m in the mood for fall. Time to break out some seasonally appropriate colors and at least pretend autumn is on its way. 167 more words


Fountain Pens

Why did people ever stop using these?


Forget 'Online Content'; Write What You Mean

Y’know, I hate the word “content.”

Rather, I hate its modern usage—”online content”—as it pertains to social media and blog posts. My writing is not some bothersome technical requirement that greases the gears of some marketing machine. 227 more words

On Writing

My Pelikan M205 Fountain Pen

The opportunity to pick up this Pelikan Tradition M205 was a little too hard to pass up back in May of this year, with Pen Chalet… 1,378 more words