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Quill drivers and ink slingers

When Indiana Jones and his father were trying to escape from the Nazis, the elder Dr. Jones used his pen to shoot ink in his captor’s face, effecting their escape. “The pen is mightier than the sword,” he quipped, but … Continue reading

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The Parker 51

I like to write with fountain pens, for the smooth feel of the nib and the bold colors of the ink but also for the historical sense I feel when writing with them. Two of them are the famous Parker … Continue reading

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Blackfeet Pencils

My mother found these Blackfeet Indian pencils in an aromatic cedar box in a mail order catalog. After she gave a pack, which contained 12 pencils in the cedar box and 12 more in a cardboard box, to me for … Continue reading

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