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Of Fountain Pens and Typewriters

Among my many weaknesses is my unrequited love for fountain pens and typewriters.  After delving into some specialized websites, frequenting spaces where people go into their own soliloquies praising Clipper Smith Coronas or debating the superiority of German-made machines, I thought I’d blog about them a bit myself too.  Unlike typewriters, fountain pens can offer…

Love Me Do

Love Me Do was the debut single by The Beatles, backed by P. S. I Love You. Released in October 1962, it peaked at number 17. This is what the search for the title of this post yields when you look up the title. Enough information for me and what I am looking to do,…

Ignorance is Bliss

So it was that, in the summer of pandemonium, the Northern Hemisphere — no longer remembering its own past — decided to move forward and confront the White Walkers armed with phony dragon-glass and an unbreakable spirit. The world had effectively entered the Paper Age, even more basic than the Stone Age. Centuries later, historians…

Meet Depressed

It is Sunday May 17th, 2020. The world is fighting the first massive pandemic it has faced in a century. Governments around the world are struggling to support not only their health care systems but their economy and their people. Some countries will hold presidential elections later in the year and some are stuck with…

Back to you, back to us

Amy Winehouse had a fantastic song named Back to Black, that I used to sing to back in the day.  It was another sad story of the love that leaves a bad taste in your mouth.  I have been out of reach from this forum for a while…let’s say roughly over a decade.  In the meantime…