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A Job Well Done

Posted by Dirck on 10 August, 2012

Before getting down to Friday frivolity, let me be absolutely sincere– I find that my website has served one of the major purposes for which it was created.  Unfortunately, this is not one of the wealth-generating purposes, so Regular Job continues to figure in my life.  However, that was really only a minor purpose.  The major purpose, which is served by the appearance of this as one of the “Top Searches”…

what is the difference between silicone and vaseline to lubricate the piston in a fountain pen

…is the preservation of pens from well-intentioned but mis- or unguided efforts at preservation and repair.  To save having to go look at the full answer; the latter is deadly poison to a pen.

And now, I think, a little bit of a lullaby to see us all through to the end of the work-day. 

That concluding pen is, by the way, why people get so excited about Eversharp Skylines.

Today’s pen: Parker 75 Insignia
Today’s ink: Herbin Lis de Thé

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