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Another 40 Days & 40 Nights--#3/40--Cursive Handwriting

Sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago when I first learned to write, and other times it seems like just yesterday.  I can recall  clearly not only the classroom in which Mother Anna Maria and Miss Gutierrez guided our third grade hands, but also the practice exercises courtesy of The Palmer Method (of handwriting).   688 more words


How are you guys liking the Penmanship series so far?

My handwriting isn’t legible but there is something about the aesthetic of it that makes me love it. 21 more words


The Pen is the keeper of culture

If you enjoy using a pen to write on paper, this talk will inspire.  It is Jake Weidmann at TED-x on the topic,  Why write? Penmanship for the 21st Century… 149 more words

KIt And Supplies

Free Calligraphy Resources

Are you interested in learning calligraphy? Or perhaps you have a child interested in learning? Check out these free online resources to learn more about calligraphy and how to get started! 18 more words

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Observation 1: Signs in my town that are handwritten using a roman alphabet are all in a nearly identical script.

Observation 2: Most of my friends here cannot read my handwriting. 151 more words

Demise of cursive not all bad news

We were at my mom’s, borrowing a cup of Wi-Fi, when Patrick stunned me with this statement: “I don’t know cursive.”

“What do you mean when you say, ‘I don’t know cursive,’”? 821 more words

The Here And Now

Muji Fountain Pen

Happy Fountain Pen Day!

Well, in a couple days it will be. The first Friday of November. Every year.

A little over a week ago, during the weekend, I happened to have gone to… 428 more words