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Salve Atque Vale

Uh-oh.  Like the school film presentations this Friday feature of mine was inspired by, I’m veering perilously into undisguised educational material.  Well, too bad.  Today was the last day of the Cassini space probe, and as one who grew up watching things like the latter Apollo missions (which, damn it, were real) and Skylab I take a small interest in the probing of space.   51 more words


Sunday Reads: Cussin', Ice Cream and Vivid Color

Stillman & Birn and Traveler’s Notebooks are always on my desk and I was delighted to find new ways to use them.

This week’s color inspiration came from a slideshow of birds. 122 more words


Lamy Safari and Lamy Studio

In the world of collectible pens, there is a common misunderstanding that price equals quality. True enthusiasts know, however, that when it comes to pens, price equals the cost of materials and labor. 382 more words


Lime Lamy Safari

It’s August all around us. You can mostly tell because of the sweltering heat. At this point in the summer, it starts getting hot early and it doesn’t cool down until late. 545 more words


My Favorite, and Least Favorite, Starter Fountain Pens

Starter fountain pens: let’s get into it. Everyone loves a “what starter fountain pen should I buy” question. I am no exception: I have a few suggestions. 2,301 more words

Fountain Pens

Getting to the Point

This week Apple announced improvements to the Apple Pencil, the precision iPad stylus, at WWDC and a few weeks ago Microsoft announced the new Surface Pro tablet with the all new Surface pen to put their previous Surface pen to shame. 765 more words

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