Field Notes: Expedition Edition

As you may know, I like pen-and-paper for taking notes.  It is a little more quick and freeform than using the phone.  Remove phone from pocket.  Wake up.  Enter passcode.  Go to home screen.  Find app.  Launch app.  Start ‘new’ note.  What was I going to note, again?  A Space Pen in one pocket and … Continue reading Field Notes: Expedition Edition


I am now officially over the Space Pen. See A Letter To My Pen for my list of gripes and complaints. The new pen, a Cross Ion, is great. It is a bit more chunky than I’d like, but it writes well and has a good visual indication of how much ink is left. Plus, … Continue reading Pens

A letter to my pen

Dear Space Pen, Although I love you dearly, I believe it is time for us to start seeing others. You have a beautiful body, which is what initially attracted me to you. Your compact, sleek form that elongates into a full-sized pen is absolutely amazing. As the initial lust for your form-factor is wearing off, … Continue reading A letter to my pen