The TWSBI Classic

TWSBI Classic

TWSBI Classic

This is my sisters TWSBI Classic with a fine nib. She is courageous enought to allow me to use and abuse it for a short period of time. So far I like the feel of it and I like the fine nib. It is very close in line size to my Pilot medium nibs. We have Waterman Serenity blue ink in it for now and that seems to work well with the pen.

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The Butterfly

The Butterfly

The Butterfly

“All things share the same breath—the animal, the tree, the man– they all share spirit with all of life.” – Chief Seattle

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Avalanche Sun Daisy

Avalanche Sun Daisy

Avalanche Sun Daisy

“The heart of vision is shaped by the state of the soul. When the soul is alive to beauty, we begin to see life in a fresh and vital way.” John O’Donohue

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Day Lily

Day Lily

“I should not make any promises right now,
But I know if you Pray
Somewhere in this world –
Something good will happen.”
― Hafiz of Persia

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I Think It’s Beautiful

Coneflower

Black-eyed Susan, maybe?

“Join me in the pure atmosphere of gratitude for life.” – Hafiz of Persia

Not sure what this flower is. It could be a cone flower, a daisy or a black-eyed Susan. Makes no difference to me cuz I think it’s beautiful.

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A New Fountain Pen

The New Fountain Pen

The New Fountain Pen

My new fountain pen is a white Pilot Prera with a medium nib and filled with Diamine Ochre ink. The ink is a nice milk chocolate color and I think works will with my cream colored pages in my Moleskin journal. Not that there are any special words in this pen but the desire to write more is there. Oh, and included in this image is a favorite of mine, a mocha latte, which matches the ink also.

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Walking With My Camera 

Dragonfly

Dragonfly

Took my camera for a walk yesterday. All images taken with the Fujifilm 35mm f2.0 lens and handheld. Both images are 100%, or greater, crops.

Black and White Fly

Black and White Fly

“Every human being needs a contemplative practice, perhaps gazing at nature in wonder, with a camera or paint brush, taking time.” Thomas Moore

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