The Narrative Clip: A Tiny Automatic Camera You Can Take Anywhere

The Narrative Clip: A Tiny Automatic Camera You Can Take Anywhere

I am a photographer. And I drive my family crazy. What photographer doesn’t? “Wait! Wait! I have to get a picture!” “Hold on, let’s get a family shot here.!” “Oh Noooooo! I forgot my extra battery. The day is ruined!” You get the idea.

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Photographer Me

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Seven Seas “Writer” Tomoe River Paper Journal (Size A5): A Review

The Seven Seas “Writer” Tomoe River Paper Journal (Size A5):

A Review

 

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Cover Page for the Seven Seas Writer

I first fell in love with Tomoe River paper after buying a tablet from the Fountain Pen Network classifieds. So when I discovered a journal made out of Tomoe paper, I was very excited. If you’ve never used Tomoe River Paper, you are missing out on an impressive writing experience. Even though the paper is quite thin (52 gsm), it is fountain-pen friendly, smooth as glass (but not slick), and as lovely to touch as silk. Its subtle cream color is not too yellow to throw off the shade of your ink. The quality is impeccable. Even though Tomoe paper is thin, it has a magical quality that prevents bleed through (though there is slight show through). Even my wettest pens do well with this paper.

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My Breaking Bad Self-Guided Tour

My Breaking Bad Self-Guided Tour

 

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In a previous post, I detailed my love for the television show Breaking Bad. This summer, we stopped in my home city, Albuquerque, on our way back from vacation. I took the opportunity to do a self-guided tour of some of Breaking Bad’s iconic filming locations. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to do them all, and my greatest regret is that I didn’t get to go to Tohajiilee. But the places I visited were awesome, and even though Walter White and his cohorts are all gone now, I felt a sense of their presence as I visited each place. Warning: spoilers below!

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Scribalishess on Vacation

My family and I will be traveling for awhile. We’re heading to the Grand Tetons, Yellowstone, southern Utah, and Albuquerque (for a self-guided Breaking Bad tour). I will return with tons of pictures and I plan to do some writing while we’re gone. But we won’t be in places with great wifi, so I doubt any posts will go up until I’m back.

Just letting you know I haven’t died or anything.

Pensieve: 1920/30s Conway Stewart 458 M Review

Conway Stewart 458M Review

 

I purchased my Conway Stewart Red Ripple from eBay—a seller located in England, appropriately enough. This is, simply put, a beautiful pen with a highly responsive flexible medium nib. The pen itself is made of hard rubber, but the design looks like wood grain. It is richly colored, smooth, and a treat for the eyes.

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El Shaddai and the Gender of God (Revised)

El Shaddai and the Gender of God (Revised)

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In the last few weeks, a debate has been raging on the Internet, and particularly on Twitter, about the gender of God. It started when Owen Strachan called out Rachel Held Evans for using a feminine reference to God and called her a heretic (see also this). And thus began a twitterfeud.

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