I received some lovely goodies this year for the holidays: Sample inks from Goulet Pen Company Noodler’s Army Green Noodler’s Air Corp Blue Black J.Herbin Rouge Hematite 1670 Diamine Meadow I spoiled myself and joined Goulet Pen Company’s Ink Drop – monthly ink samples. I’ll get my first drop in January and I’m pretty excited … Read more
Received some early holiday love today. Will definitely get more into detail after Christmas, but today was just such a good day, I had to share!
Partially inspired by a post from penpaperpencil.net The winter season has always been difficult for me to get back into creativity routinely. The cold weather, extra work stress, holidays, hibernation kicking in, etc…all affecting my motivation. Despite all that, I do try to keep to that schedule of at least opening up my sketchbook and doing … Read more
Well, I dropped my Lamy Safari Fountain pen yesterday evening. Unfortunately, I was using it, so the cap was off and my nib suffered some damage (see photo). This was the first time I’ve ever bent a nib, but not to worry, a replacement nib is on the way. Which is good, because I’m getting … Read more
I’m taking a short trip to New Mexico in January to visit my mother. She will be turning 80 this year and I am so proud to have her as my mother. I plan on doing a post on her because she is just plain awesome…and she grew up in Berlin during WWII…but those stories … Read more
I made a few batches of holiday cards again this year. I started making these last year when I was doing a mini card swap with a few of my friends. I had many requests this year, so out they went last week. I’m always accepting new pen pals, so contact me if you want … Read more
I have seen a couple of peregrine falcons in our neighborhood this year. I never noticed them in the past but I imagine they were there all along. Indianapolis actually has a few peregrine falcon nests. In fact, there is a nest in the building that I work at downtown. Jason and I were lucky … Read more