Archive for the ‘Handwriting’ Category

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Links From Pens To Cats To Firefly

03/29/2015

Well if this isn’t an eclectic mix…

Fur realz!

A pup reacts

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A Few Links And A Finch

03/09/2015

Useful articles from last week…

This little House Finch has been tapping at my window for two days as his mate watches from a nearby fence. What can he possibly see inside that is so intriguing?

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Goodbye Spock Plus A Few Sunday Links

03/01/2015

Such a week, but there were some bright spots…

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Kites, Bullets and Pens? Oh, my!

02/08/2015

It’s National Kite Flying Day so go fly a kite. Not your cuppa? Maybe one of these links will take you to something more to your liking…

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Sunday Reads And Other Treats

01/18/2015

Another eclectic mix…

A little color to brighten the day

 

 

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Inexpensive Paper That Loves Fountain Pens

01/15/2015

Need an inexpensive paper that can handle ink flow from wide nibs? This letter sized TOPS pad (20490 V2) came from Staples last week and it loves fountain pens and fountain pen ink.

The surface is very smooth and while there is mild ghosting, only one ink showed a few dots of bleed through. The 6mm line spacing will work for most anyone. The lines are crisply rendered, but pale enough to provide no conflict with your written words. It is a light weight paper more like Tomoe River than Rhodia or Clairefontaine which explains the ghosting. But at $1.49 a pad, this paper is a steal. Permission granted to be a guilt-free thief.

Caveat: Please read the comments. This review is about a specific batch that works well with fountain pen ink. Other batches may not perform as well as one reader discovered.

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Links To Handwriting, Old Photos, Animals And More

12/21/2014

Leigh‘s “Writing on Water” video went viral this week. Locally, I used the Xperia smart phone she gave me to show it to everyone I could find. Now I’m sharing it with you.

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