March 31, 2018

The Bullet Journal

Trying That Bullet Journal Thing There is no question that we live in a time when having a handwritten planner is not the norm. In fact, for a long time, I thought my mother was simply wasting her time and money on a yearly planner, going through the process of keeping a physical planner is tedious and the cost of a planner is certainly more than the to-do app on your phone. Read more

March 24, 2018

The Fountain Pen Experiment /2

Using the Pen It’s been about three or four weeks since I got my first fountain pen, a Kaweco Sport Classic, and I thought I would share some of my thoughts and experiences thus far. Below you’ll find a bit on what it’s like to use a fountain pen day-to-day. First off, let’s go over what I’ve been using my pen for. Being a pocket pen, this pen comes with me pretty much everywhere I go. Read more

March 17, 2018

Spinning Up a Hugo Blog /1

Or, How I Made This Blog I’ve thought about creating a blog for a while now, but was always hesitant. For one reason or another, I just didn’t feel like I should. This was of course silly, especially given the number of articles out there that make it clear, the best way to start a blog is to start one. One of the main reasons I never started one was because I wanted to make a blog site that was custom, easy to use, and fast. Read more

March 14, 2018

The Fountain Pen Experiment /1

I’ve always been fascinated by pens, pencils, and other mark-making tools. However, I’ve never turned that interest into much more than a passing glance. Recently I finally decided to try something out that I’ve been looking into for some time: the fountain pen. Being a graphic-design student, I was certainly particular about my writing and drawing tools. I picked up a lead holder, and Micron pens, both of which I still use and love, but neither of which were ever particularly great for note taking or writing for long periods of time. Read more

February 14, 2018


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