I ordered the Iroshizuku 24 sampler pack and a bottle of Iroshizuku Kon-peki. I have the TWSBI 580 with a fine nib and am trying both the Rhodia and the Clairefontaine papers. Things I really like about the writing experience with this pen, ink, paper combination:
In some inexplicable way, I felt as though I had been down to the corner grocer and helped him keep his business running, helped him feed his kids. I was paying fair prices for products I wanted to use to increase my own personal touch in this world, and in that endeavor, I was made […]
I’ve come to the very bold realization that using my digital devices, as much as I use them, is just not good for me. Doing so gives me an unrealistic expectation of “instant.”
For your viewing pleasure: A video from the photos and video I shot with my phone this week while out and about. Video compiled with the iOS app, Replay.
While each of the afore-mentioned series is really good, Foyle’s War brings something tangibly better to this genre. The period in which the series is set brings a unique set of circumstances in which to explore human nature in the worst of times. The end of the series, which is post WWII, explores the circumstances of the […]
Desirable land is short supply out here in California and is therefore very, very expensive. This poses some interesting problems for road construction and parking lots.
I’ve recently been really getting into Spotify. They have an expansive and diverse music library that I find organized in a way that is easy to explore in understandable ways. I’ve especially enjoyed their Coffee Table Jazz playlist, as well as others.
I initially setup my Facebook account with a ton of information about me: where I went to school, was born, have lived, blah, blah, blah. I also created accounts on other social network services, providing them with a lot of personal information as well.
These are some initial thoughts after an encounter with Banksy, whose work I find provokes my thinking on several different levels. In my opinion, if there is any truly great sin widely practiced in our world today, it’s the failure to think, for deep thinking almost always enjoins action. Banksy takes this on with verve.
Really enjoy the Replay iOS app, which makes creating a video from your media crazy simple. This video is comprised of photos and video shot on my phone over the past week.