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Sea of Dreams

Others in landscapes, perennial dreams,
caressed by conscious and turbulent seas.
Oh that it may how I wish it were me,
sailing amidst my turbulent sea. 71 more words


The First Half-Century

Good heavens, is it really that long?  At some point this afternoon, I’m embarking on my second half-hundred years (and I don’t, in the face of genetics and increasing medical comprehension, expect it to the last, but ill-driven dump trucks can confound).   724 more words


My Vintage Parker True Blue Lucky Curve

A special treat today!

I don’t normally share too much about vintage pens, mainly because I don’t have too many and really because I don’t know too much about the ones I have. 1,323 more words

Fountain Pens

Thanksgiving Traditions Just Got Personal!

“For those of you who have not heard; One of our pairs of turkey pardon names; which we didn’t know made it to the finals for the Presidential Turkey Pardon has WON, out of 1000’s of names submitted. 602 more words

Day What How Much Duration Pen Ink
  • 23 November
  • 24 November
  • 25 November
  • 26 November
  • Second draft of “Aliasing Harmonic.”
  • Still second draft.
  • Metaphorical landslide at Regular Job.
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Thanksgiving Cheer

Why choose misery over
the joy found when
mugs on the table
hide their secrets
and pour out everything
without discretion
at your behest?

Joy oh joy… 108 more words



I am in the city of dead arisen,
surrounded by saints and sinners;
some safer in cars, cardboard packed
in halcyon piles to suffocate the view. 162 more words