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  • Guest Post: Beyond the Throw-Away ,the Pens in a Refillable Life

    Guest Post: Beyond the Throw-Away ,the Pens in a Refillable Life

    You carry your groceries in a canvas bag, and your water in a re-usable bottle. You use compact fluorescent bulbs and dutifully separate paper and glass from trash for the recyclin ...

  • How a Drafting Pencil Works

    How a Drafting Pencil Works

    By: Guest Author John Hartzog The modern automatic drafting pencil belongs to a sub set of the group of pencils called mechanical pencils. Mechanical pencils come in all shapes, si ...

  • Pen and Ink: Nibs Both Fine and Broad

    Pen and Ink: Nibs Both Fine and Broad

    John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. When I was a kid, we learned to write c ...

  • Pen  Ink: Spilled Ink and a Father’s Day Story

    Pen Ink: Spilled Ink and a Father’s Day Story

    John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. I’m sure that many of the ink-stained w ...

Guest Post: Beyond the Throw-Away ,the Pens in a Refillable Life

Guest Post: Beyond the Throw-Away ,the Pens in a Refillable Life

You carry your groceries in a canvas bag, and your water in a re-usable bottle. You use compact fluorescent bulbs and dutifully separate paper and glass from trash for the recycli ...

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How a Drafting Pencil Works

How a Drafting Pencil Works

By: Guest Author John Hartzog The modern automatic drafting pencil belongs to a sub set of the group of pencils called mechanical pencils. Mechanical pencils come in all shapes, s ...

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Pen and Ink: Nibs Both Fine and Broad

Pen and Ink: Nibs Both Fine and Broad

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. When I was a kid, we learned to write ...

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Pen  Ink: Spilled Ink and a Father’s Day Story

Pen Ink: Spilled Ink and a Father’s Day Story

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. I’m sure that many of the ink-stained ...

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Pen and Ink: Losing Pens, Lending Pens, and a Miracle

Pen and Ink: Losing Pens, Lending Pens, and a Miracle

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. I’m the guy sitting next to you on the ...

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Pen  Ink – Keepsakes and Prized Possessions

Pen Ink – Keepsakes and Prized Possessions

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. Find out more about John and his work ...

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Pen  Ink – Thank You Notes

Pen Ink – Thank You Notes

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor at Emerson College, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. Find out more about ...

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Pen  Ink – Teachers and Students and Pens

Pen Ink – Teachers and Students and Pens

John Skoyles writes the column "Pen and Ink" and is a professor at Emerson College, a poet, and author of the memoir, Secret Frequencies: A New York Education. Find out more about ...

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Guest Post: 5 Fountain Pens Under $50

Guest Post: 5 Fountain Pens Under $50

Guest blogger Janet Salmons is an online professor, scholar, and writer about research and collaboration in the digital world -- with a collection of fountain pens close at hand. ...

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How to Clear a Mechanical Pencil Lead Jam

How to Clear a Mechanical Pencil Lead Jam

By: Guest Author John Hartzog Have you ever been using a fine lead mechanical or drafting pencil and have the lead jam? The lead has broken inside the lead sleeve and /or the end ...

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