No lie. The rat costs more than $1,000!
Posted in Fountain Pens, Ink, Links, Paraphernalia | Tagged demonstrator pens, iroshizuku, Leigh Reyes, marginalia, pen wrap, steampunk, Yogi Berra |
My love of marginalia is one reason I loathe Kindles, Nooks and other digital ephemera. When they are obsolete in a year or two, the notes are lost. Yet I can glimpse insights into medieval man by perusing centuries old jottings.
Is disposable/deletable REALLY better?
Definitely not! I don’t think real books will ever die. My son’s interest in collecting vinyls proves it. I am assured my collection will get passed down and that is very heartening. My hundreds of books will meet a similar fate. Digital media will never be as cherished.
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