Organizing ink

As I may have mentioned before, I’m a little enamored with fountain pens right now. Some time in 2020, I realized I could purchase ink samples instead of full bottles. I’ve… accumulated a few vials of ink. As the collection of vials grew, they tumbled all over each other in the little wooden box I … Continue reading Organizing ink

Just saying hi

I’ve been busy at work these past weeks and have worked beyond my self-imposed boundaries. Now that Christmas is here, I feel light, and this weekend, I feel a sense of, ahhhh for the first time in a while. I’m leading a book club next week, which I’m excited about, and also, everything slows down … Continue reading Just saying hi

Currents coil

When I clean my fountain pens, my favorite part is when I first dip the nib in a bowl of clean water. As soon as the tip of the ink-drenched metal touches the water’s surface, swirls of color enter the pool. The coils of ink remain distinct from the clear water for long enough to … Continue reading Currents coil