Monday, December 12, 2005

Pen Ten

Ten Things for Pen Lovers

1. Sign things and store data with DiskGO! 512MB Combined USB 2.0 Portable Flash Drive & Ink Pen ($49.95).

2. Tres elegante: Glass dip pen and ink sets from Paris (assorted prices).

3. My favorite fountain pen supplier, offers some of the most gorgeous and reasonably-priced writing instruments on the internet (assorted prices). Check out the new telescoping Speeno keychain pen ($8.00).

4. Handwrite up to 40 pages of notes, stick the pen in a cradle, and transfer the notes to your PC with Logitech io Personal Digital Pen ($99.95).

5. M probably made one of these for Bond: The Planon DocuPen DPEN-R700 Rechargeable Handheld Pen Scanner will store up to 100 scanned pages in memory ($183.99).

6. Short on pockets? The Multi-function pen offers red and black ink, pencil and stylus all-in-one ($10.70).

7. Zen for Pens: The Nirvana Pen Holder ($68.00).

8. If you'd like to work and listen to the ball game or music, try out the Pen Radio ($19.95).

9. I can't believe they still make these: the Stripper Pen ($7.95).

10. The Wordkeeper Bible Study Pen is a three-in-one with black ink, pencil, and red underliner ($4.99).


  1. I can't believe they still make these: the Stripper Pen

    No kidding. I remember one of these being passed around among snickering classmates... in 1970.

  2. Anonymous3:25 AM

    I want #4. :) That looks so awesome!

  3. May I add my all-time favourite? The Fisher Space Pen (bullet)

  4. Oooh, a stripper pen! You had me in mind on that one, didn't you?

  5. Someone gave me a pen with a bare-chested guy on it. He loses his briefs when the heat from one's fingers warms the, ahem, barrel. (There was no way to say that without innuendo. LOLOL)

    I want the Logitech digital pen for myself!!

  6. Thanks for the links. I got some really good gift ideas.

  7. Anonymous3:41 PM


    Just wanted to drop you a note to let you know I got my books from the Hallowe'en contest. Between mail to Canada and our seeming inability to walk half a block to get the mail, it took some time.

    I'm looking forward to settling in with them over the holiday!

    Thanks again,


  8. Anonymous10:02 PM

    My favorite fountain pen is the Lamy Safari. They write very smoothly, fit nicely in my hand, and go for under $30.

    I bought a clear one (you can see all the innards) on sale at It was $21. They are now sending me catalogs and calendars filled with multi-thousand dollar pens. I have to laugh.

    I did splurge and buy some Noodler's Ink when I bought my pen, and I'm glad I did. It comes in lovely and unusual colors. Nightshade is a purplish black, and I also got Red-Black, wonderful for mystery stories. They are perfectly readable, just a bit different. Some of the colors are designed to be a solid with a contrasting border color. Others are recreations of Civil War and other historical inks.

    Must not just randomly buy ink! Must use up inks already own!

  9. Ooooh! Thanks for the link to, I just ordered myself a Christmas present :).


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