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Go-to Inks. Some Thoughts

For the bulk of my fountain pen career, I’ve been a single-ink guy. My first fountain pen (circa 1992 or so) came with a bottle of Waterman South Sea Blue (scandalously renamed Inspired Blue a few years back.) I used that ink and some long cartridges forever. Later I got a Lamy Al-Star and a…

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2018 Annual Review Rundown…

Sometimes I talk about the annual review process in December. Tis the season and all. It’s a decent way to mark the years, plus I personally click over another year in December so there ya go. So this week it’s time to sit down with a dedicated notebook and a pile of freshly-inked pens and…

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Pens I’m Liking These Days–Parker Jotter

Parker Jotter with crisp CI by Henry Dolin This is a new pen- My buddy Henry turned me on to it during one of our coffee shop pen geek-outs. I’d seen it at Staples and passed it by– I don’t need another cheap pen, who does? He had one at the shop and I wrote…

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The Colossal Mistakes I Uncovered in 2013

here’s some writing I did in December 2013 (whoa.) I removed a couple sections that were never intended for public consumption. -th, 9/25/18 Harsh Lessons of Independence. Independence is an out-of-favor term. Interdependence is the thing these days. I get it. The line between interdependence and plain-old dependence can be functionally negligible. I learned this the…

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