So, a while back, I wrote a post about the reasons I don’t use fountain pens.
As you might expect, I was roundly chastised for my blasphemy.
Dan at FPGeeks was gentle, while others were less so, including one blogger who somehow equated my choice to puritanism, and two gentlemen who agreed I was simply low-class.
Not much has changed since then.
Dan, I’ll give you your unicorns and bacon, but for me, using a fountain pen is still like standing in line at the DMV behind a fat, sweaty orc smelling of garlic and dead things while using a rotary phone to try to get a live person at tech support. And the DMV Muzak station only plays Miley Cyrus.
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