My 2021 Journaling & Notebook System

Every year, in the week between Christmas and the New Year, I schedule several days off to take a sort of personal retreat. I'll usually turn on my auto-responder and go dark for 4-5 days to focus on planning, self-reflection, and getting ready for the year ahead. Part of this retreat is assessing and revising… Continue reading My 2021 Journaling & Notebook System

Clairfontaine Flying Spirit Notebook

While browsing the Vanness website, looking to pick up the green Diplomat Aero I'd had my sights on for a while, I came across the Clairefontaine Flying Spirit line of notebooks. Perhaps because the Diplomat's design had already plated some aviation-inspired seeds in my mind, I was instantly smitten with the style and look of… Continue reading Clairfontaine Flying Spirit Notebook

Pepin Press Art Déco Letter Writing Kit

I took my daughter out a few days ago to buy some new drawing supplies at Hyatt's — our local art store that happens to be a massive warehouse of pretty much any creative tool one might find themselves in need of (they also have a pretty good pen section). While browsing some paper and ink, this… Continue reading Pepin Press Art Déco Letter Writing Kit