Ode to the Fountain Pen…

Does anybody remember using a real fountain pen?

The Rider

Daily Prompt: A Mystery Wrapped in an Engima

by michelle w. on July 3, 2013

Tell us something most people probably don’t know about you.

Photographers, artists, poets: show us MYSTERIOUS.


First my confession: I love fountain pens, since a very young age… it makes much more sense to me than any ballpoint pen. And they don’t get pinched by my kiddies…

I have not been trapped in a time warp, and did not get stuck in an ancient age full of primitive technology. I love the electronic age. I love the speed of email, the immediate sharing of knowledge available on the web.

But somewhere along the way we have lost something… the old art of good penmanship. Using a pen and paper. And not the ballpoint pen… no, the old fashioned, old school Fountain Pen

Some things in life are just not worth messing up with…

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About Mike

I'm an avid bicyclist, that also enjoys Kayaking, Nature Photography, Cross Country Skiing and Geocaching. There's nothing more boring than sitting indoors in "good" weather.
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One Response to Ode to the Fountain Pen…

  1. The Rider says:

    Thanks for the reblog!

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