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A Liturgy of Everyday Things

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I grew up before MP3s, and streaming music, even CDs.  We had cassette tapes but they tended to warp and stretch, and rewinding was a pain. Mostly we listened to records. I vividly remember my father very seriously walking me through the liturgy of using the turntable. He pulled out my favorite Gaelic band’s record Read more

Experiment – Finis

Experiment – Finisfeatured

So a few months ago I started an experiment to really see which pens I actually use. You can hit that previous post to find out where I started, I myself just reread it as I start this, the end of the experiment. I had initially predicted that a few more pens would find their way out of my Read more

A match made in… Arkansas!

A match made in… Arkansas!featured

(To maintain the surprise today’s featured image is Emma, as she ‘helped’ me test this pen. Nose decor curtesy of Diamine) 😉 This is the story of a nib. A few years ago I was scrolling through eBay listings, as those of us who have odd hobbies are wont to do, and my finger suddenly Read more