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The Romance of Writing

With the upcoming arrival of Valentine’s Day, many of us are contemplating ways to express our love and affection.  Some might stop by the local flower stand, while others pick up a dainty piece of jewelry.  No doubt, these are wonderful gifts-I would never pass up a bouquet of roses or sparkling earrings- but, there …

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Why & How to Use Your Personal Stationery

How many times have you ran to your local drugstore to grab a “Happy Birthday” card, only to be confronted with countless cards that don’t match your personal style and occasionally make you cringe? Indeed, there are so many occasions that warrant a nice card: weddings, deaths, graduations, births, or a loved one getting sick.  …

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Why We Still Write Letters

It would surprise no one for us to say that COVID-19 has caused most people to become even more reliant on the digital world. From Zoom calls to Amazon orders, being stuck at home for the last 18 months has meant an exponential increase in screen time. While nothing is inherently wrong with being in …

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Why Use a Fountain Pen?

Like a Snuggie or Airpods, fountain pens are one of those items that you didn’t know you needed until you had one. While many of us have the idea that they’re a geriatric substitute for the more convenient rollerball, I’m here to convince you otherwise. For the last few years, I have been happy to …

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Spotlight on Nick Leighton

Nick Leighton, Host of the “Were You Raised by Wolves?” podcast, is a two-time Emmy® Award-winning talk show host and journalist originally from a small hippie commune in Northern California. Nick also produces and edits the podcast and currently resides in Manhattan. Along with acclaimed comedian Leah Bonnema (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), this perfect …

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