Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Slick Little Notebook

I use a fountain pen. It's hard to find an affordable writing surface engineered to support water-based ink. The Pioneering Computer Outfit now known for its printers offers a line of papers that are heaven to write on. Unusually, both sides are equally sweet. I use a fountain pen. It's hard to find an affordable writing surface engineered to support water-based ink. The papers are acid free, so I can hold a ream or two in inventory against the day I want to record something and guarantee it some kind of a future.


I have been using the line of Italian notebooks that is styled to a subtle fare-thee-well. They offer a surface that's responsive to the pen. The tiny pocket notebook was discontinued, so I pulled out the paper cutter and chopped a few 2.5"x7" cards from my ream of cover stock. The stuff is good for 3-ring binder pages that get heavy use. I folded the cards on the short side to produce a reporter's notebook format. They have proved more convenient, and far cheaper, than the bound books I had been using -30-

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