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Pot Roast Stew Recipe

When the world goes mad and I have a cold, I cook… soups, stews, hearty meals that clear the senses. Chopping allows me to release my frustrations. My red Polish enamel pot cheers me; I had one just like it … Continue reading

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Inky Thots: Akkerman 21 Chinatown Red

Paraphrased from their site:  For generations the P.W. Akkerman store located in The Hague has been a well known fountain pen destination. In 2010, to mark the 100th year anniversary, PW Akkerman introduced the Akkerman inks. Originally they ink’s came … Continue reading

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Jungle Out There, or Xmas 2019

Okay those who are followers know that this year and past month have been bad. Usually I do a cheery holiday layout for memories. But what to do when the world is going to crap?. Well. it is my journal, … Continue reading

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Akkerman all the way from THE Hague!

Yes, they call it “THE Hague”… who knew? I did a favor for a friend and she sent me a thank-you gift. A totally cool and beautiful thank-you gift with some silly surprises in it. I swear to goddess it … Continue reading

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Got the Blues!

This is the post where I bore you guys with my musings on my new passion for blue inks. I’ve developed a passion for blue inks. *I am laying the blame on Robert Oster for the many $$$ I’ve spent … Continue reading

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OFF for a Couple Weeks! YaY!

I don’t remember being this happy to have time OFF.  We need it! We have now had a day to sleep deeply and as late as necessary; sleep is an amazing tonic!  Lifts the spirit, and also having lights everywhere. … Continue reading

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USK: My Birthday Pen Changed…

I returned my red Karas Kustom pen — I didn’t like the stub nib on their pen, and I love stubs so back it went. This is the new pen that Mitchell bought me to replace it. Edison Nouveau Tequila … Continue reading

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