A couple of months ago, Parker Pens reissued the Parker 51 fountain pen, much to my complete shock and delight. The original Parker 51 is, of course, the iconic vintage pen, produced in huge quantities in the decades before, and fairly easy to find in the vintage pen market, if in varying conditions.
Ah, the proverbial question for all shop owners these days: when are you reopening?
Recently, Ferris Wheel Press has released three new inks in their Morningside series. They’re beautiful and subtle and elegant, and I certainly mean to do a blog post on them soon. Then again, these inks are moving off the shelves and doing quite well without me, so perhaps I’m just wafting in the wind after all.
We made a new cat friend, we being all of the humans. Chicken is ambivalent. It’s a bit ironic, I suppose, that during this endless pandemic, it’s Chicken who makes a new friend.
A couple of weeks ago, we turned 8! What a glorious ride it has been, even as we come crawling through a year of this pandemic. We are a bit late on the mark, as always, but better late than never, especially when there are no late fines.