None of us can have as many virtues as the fountain-pen, or half its cussedness; but we can try. -
Fountain Pens are special writing instruments. Rather than being just an object that colors paper with your hand strokes, fountain pens provide a smooth, luxurious and exquisite writing experience.
With a history that goes back almost 200 years, fountain pens have been (and continue to this day) to be the tool of choice of some of humanity's most prolific authors.
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Keep a Log
The fountain pen ecosystem is so rich with colors and pen options that enthusiasts have (or will soon!) a small collection of pens and inks.
As an enthusiast myself, I find a special pleasure in draining, cleaning and re-inking a pen with a new color. I've tried different pen manufacturers, nib size and ink combos.
The experiences are sufficiently different that I've found it helpful to keep a log of my pen and ink pairings, making a note of my experiences along the way.
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Like several of you, I see the intrinsic irony in tracking a pen log digitally as opposed to physically. 😄
Having it as a Coda doc makes it easy to share with all of you. And yes, for the curious, I also keep a log in a physical notebook.