Create Your Own Pen Set 1930s Gangsters

Waterford Claria Pencil in Gun Metal

About a month ago I set out into the Executive Essentials catalog and worked out a trio of pens and pencils that came out under $100. Actually, it ended up being slightly more than a $100. But, the end result still stuck with me and I decided to […]

Diamonds: Baseball and Montblanc

Diamonds Are A Pens Best Friend

The 2011 World Series of Major League Baseball (MLB) doesn’t start until October 19th and for the many fans that means there are still hundreds of games left to watch. Like other sports, the true fans of MLB have a visceral connection to the game, one that is […]

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Mont Blanc Etoile Eternelle Fountain Pen

It was 1972, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, when KOB Radio station manager Dick McKee came up with the idea of using a hot air balloon to help celebrate the radio station’s 50th birthday. At the time, there were very few people in New Mexico that had hot air […]

Montblanc Fountain Pens

Montblanc Meisterstuck Solitaire Fountain Pen Stainless Steel II

When you talk about fine writing instruments it’s hard to find any quality better than Montblanc Pens. These phenomenal pens come from a company that rewrote the book on what a fountain pen should embody. Their designs are famous for their versatility and artisanal qualities ranging […]

Parker Pen Products

Parker Sonnet Dark Grey Fountain Pen

Janesville, Wisconsin is located in the southern part of a state known mostly for beer, cheese and football – not necessarily in that order. It’s situated along the east bank of the Rock River, a tributary of the Mississippi River, which right around this time of year is […]

Zebra Pens and Zebra Prints

Ogon Zebra Print Credit Card Case

The zebra is one of those highly distinctive and well-loved animals. And, even though they live in only one country, Africa, they are known world-wide. They are primarily known for their black and white stripped coats which gives them striking physical features. The pattern actually evolved as a […]

Red, White and Blue

Viscontti Declaration of Independence Fountain Pen

On June 7, 1776, Richard Henry Lee, a Virginia delegate, stood up in the Continental Congress and proposed to his peers a resolution that would contain three distinct ideas; to declare the colonies independent; to prepare a plan to join all the states under one law and to […]