Unplugging Tim: Answering Michelle’s Question

In her comment to my last post, Michelle asked “which pen(s)/ ink/ paper did you go for?” So, here’s the long answer: 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… Continue reading

Solstice Cards All Mailed

Well, just to piss off Fox News, Sarah Palin, and all of the “War(mongers) on Christmas1,” I am informing the world that our Solstice Cards have all been mailed! Design and print the Solstice card; write, print and fold the Solstice newsletter, and then stamp and seal the Solstice envelopes. Finally: double check to be sure they all have sufficient… Continue reading

My Favorite Yuletide Gift

Yes, I got so many amazing holiday gifts that were nicely wrapped under our Solstice tree. [I’m being an Xmas warmonger this year just to piss off FAUX News.] One of my favorites is an odd thing, an odd contraption indeed! It’s a Penguin. It’s made by SodaStream and creates your own carbonated drinks at a tiny fraction of the… Continue reading

My Rebellious Spirit Rises!

Yep, I have one. I own it. I actually embrace it at times. Most often I hold it back. But it is my rebellious spirit that makes me root for the underdog and makes me stand up for what I believe is right. (As a child I was always so compliant. Not so much so as an adult.) So, when… Continue reading