Paper: Staples filler paper showdown — Reinforced v. Regular

Today I’m comparing two seemingly similar but actually different paper options, both fountain pen-friendly: Staples TRURED College-Ruled Filler Paper 8.5in x 11in (TR27521) Staples TRURED College-Ruled Reinforced Filler Paper 8.5in x 11in (TR16183). This was also previously reviewed here. As I mentioned before, Staples’ paper is made from all over the world – Brazil, Egypt,Continue reading “Paper: Staples filler paper showdown — Reinforced v. Regular”

Paper: Staples Reinforced College Ruled Filler Paper (16183W)

Today I found a new fountain pen-friendly paper! The Staples Reinforced College Ruled Filler Paper (16183W) is delightful. See my writing sample below! While I still prefer blank paper (Tomoe River 52gsm ❤️), this filler paper from Staples is a great choice — at a somewhat economical price point — especially for its FP-friendliness. NoteContinue reading “Paper: Staples Reinforced College Ruled Filler Paper (16183W)”

On Time’s Artifacts and Keepers

“Time passes and passes. It passes backward and it passes forward and it carries you along, and no one in the whole wide world knows more about time than this: it is carrying you through an element you do not understand into an element you will not remember. Yet, something remembers — it can evenContinue reading “On Time’s Artifacts and Keepers”

Writing with Heart, Body, and Mind Wide Open

Originally posted 04/09/2019 Do you like to write? Or, perhaps, do you have to write? Both are true for me. I write a lot. And sometimes for long periods at a time. My day job involves a fair amount of writing, though overall I still spend a lot of my evenings and weekends scribbling away on paper.Continue reading “Writing with Heart, Body, and Mind Wide Open”