Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Bob Dylan to Perform at the White House

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The 2010 White House Music Series begins on Wednesday, February 10th, when the President and First Lady will host "In Performance at the White House: A Celebration of Music from the Civil Rights Movement" - a concert celebrating Black History month. Participants include Natalie Cole, Bob Dylan, Jennifer Hudson, John Legend, John Mellencamp, Smokey Robinson, Seal, the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Howard University Choir and others. Morgan Freeman and Queen Latifah will serve as emcees for this concert which will feature songs from the Civil Rights Movement as well as readings from famous Civil Rights speeches and writings. The President will make opening remarks at this concert held in the East Room which will streamed live on starting at 5:15 p.m. ET.

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Saturday, January 23, 2010

Pocket Blonde -- Guest review by Jack Labusch -- Jinhao Evening Stripes Fountain Pen

A wonderful review of the Jinhao Evening Stripes fountain on Diane Fennel's great blog, 'Pocket Blonde'.

Click on the title to go to the review, and here to go to the pen's webpage

Wednesday, January 20, 2010

How To Leverage the Tactile Lure of Good Paper

One of His Nibs' customers, James Gaskin, has an article in the January 19th issue of ITWorld about the use of quality paper and fountain pens when communicating with business clients...especially in the age of email.

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Sunday, January 17, 2010


One of many interesting letterheads...

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Friday, January 08, 2010

Birthday Blues part deux

It's amazing what you can find on YouTube!

Birthday Blues

Why am I blue on my birthday (besides the fact that Elvis gets all the attention)? Because a 'friend' reminded me of this song today. A song that tormented me throughout my childhood!


Sunday, January 03, 2010