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Thinking About Pencils

I think the old maxim, “The Pen is mightier than the sword” is in need of correction.  It should read, “The Pencil is mightier than the sword.” I have a fair amount of pens. There’s even an expensive fountain pen … Continue reading

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Happy Ballpoint Pen Day

To paraphrase Mark Twain, “The rumors about the demise of the ballpoint pen are greatly exaggerated.”  Despite the presence of electronic devices that can help us write and compose our daily communications, pencil or pen and paper remain the fastest … Continue reading

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