dotted paper

Got a notebook from Goulet with dotted Tomoé River paper. I've never used that before. Thought perhaps it would be good for practicing/improving my handwriting. After all ... that was one of the basic ideas I had when all this fountain pen stuff started. I just wanted to get a decent handwriting for 'daily use' …

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We are tied to the ocean. And when we go back to the sea, whether it is to sail or to watch - we are going back from whence we came. John F. Kennedy

aside

I've only done five posts in the postaday-thing and already I'm having second thoughts. Not because I'm fed up with it -- quite the opposite; I enjoy it! Often the first thought is the best, though. When I started thinking about this  I was meaning to do it in a separate blog. This morning it feels as …

new outfit

Tassitus is sporting a brand new theme: Button. «A stylish, lighthearted theme for crafters, hobbyists, and creatives» of which I am none. But ... as Hemingway said: We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. I'm not master of anything, but I know a little about many things, and …

Those who don’t move …

Those who don't move won't notice the chains That's a quotation by Rosa Luxemburg. It gets really deep when it's applied to spiritual issues. I thought about it from another point of view, though. Since I'm an expat, I read a lot of expat blogs. They're all very different and that's what makes them interesting -- …

Each moment you dwell on the past is a moment stolen from your future... unkown