Kevin Eagan

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Currently Inked

2022-09-23: Currently inked: 9-23-2022 This is what I’ve been using the past week. I haven’t updated my currently inked in a …

2022-09-08: Leaving in a few minutes for the Orlando Pen Show! Hope to see some of you there this weekend. I …

2022-09-08: Sad to hear of the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. I will ink up and use my Parker 51 this weekend, …

2022-08-28: Currently Inked: 8-27-2022 Ultem week 😀🖋

2022-08-19: Currently inked: 8-19-2022 These are five pens I used this week. My kids went back to school, and I spent most of my days …

2022-08-12: Currently inked: 8-12-2022 This week I’m trying out my three PenBBS calligraphy nibs. I’ve added some lines to show …

2022-07-29: Currently inked: 7-29-2022 I’m back after a much needed vacation! I wrote a little bit on my trip but not much. Still the …

2022-07-15: Currently inked: 7-15-2022 Going with the same set of pens this week. I’m heading out tonight for a week’s …

2022-07-14: Let sleeping dogs lie 😂🐶

2022-07-14: The Medium Is the Menace by Andrey Mir, City-Journal.org A phone’s digital memory remembers phone …

2022-07-09: I Don’t Want to See a High School Football Coach Praying at the 50-Yard Line by Anne Lamott It …

2022-07-08: Currently inked: 7-8-2022 This week I inked up two new pens and cleaned a few that had been in rotation for a while. I …

2022-07-08: Francis and the Lights, Farewell, Starlite! 🎵 I’ve listened to a few tracks from this album in …

2022-07-06: Good album for today’s work: Start Breaking My Heart by Caribou 🎵

2022-07-01: Currently inked: 7-1-22 This week I’ve added my Narwhal Schuylkill to the mix. This is the first time I know of when I don’t …

2022-06-28: The Guardian: “January 6 committee schedules surprise session to hear new evidence” …

2022-06-26: “Bob Dylan’s notebooks,” Notebook Stories The collection includes a variety of …

2022-06-24: Currently inked: 6-24-22 This week I’m still rotating through pens I’ve had inked up this month. I’ve been …

2022-06-24: This is awful. Let's help each other. The recent SCOTUS decision to overturn Roe v. Wade has me in a dark place today. I feel stuck, like, …

2022-06-22: Good morning! Two campground cats have found their way to us. 🏕

2022-06-21: Tonight is the beginning of an impromptu family camping trip in the mountains. A fresh change of …

2022-06-21: Camping midweek 🏕

2022-06-21: Buc-ees review: tacky AF, in a sort of charming way. 🗺

2022-06-21: So apparently this place is a phenomenon? Near Macon, GA 📍Buc-ee’s Warner Robins

2022-06-18: 🦴🐶

2022-06-17: Currently inked: 6-17-22 This week I stuck with what I’ve used over the last month. Didn’t have time to ink up anything new. …

2022-06-14: Coldplay, Tampa, FL 🎵

2022-06-14: Coldplay’s opening act, H.E.R. I’m impressed! 🎵

2022-06-14: Tonight is our first concert as a family (and largest venue we’ve gone to since before the pandemic …

2022-06-10: Currently inked: 6-10-2022 This week I bring back my Gravitas pens polycarbonate — an excellent pent that will stay in my …

2022-06-09: Bedtime procrastination: Why we choose scrolling over sleeping, Big Think People who spend most of …

2022-06-08: Digital writing and notes apps I spent part of the afternoon playing around with new ways to organize my digital notes. I tried out …

2022-06-08: I am attempting to learn emacs in my spare time, and it’s too much. I like it in concept but …

2022-06-08: I’ve used Field Notes for years and yet I still get excited when I fill up a book and move into a …

2022-06-07: Another Language by This Will Destroy You 🎵 When I have long work days I like to set certain moods. …

2022-06-06: Listening to Soccer Mommy – Color Theory. 🎵 Great vibes.

2022-06-04: Our Country Is Trading Children’s Lives for Guns, via Naked Capitalism Gun owners, who have …

2022-06-03: Currently inked: 6-3-2022 This week I have a new acquisition: the Pen Addict x Opus 88 Halo. The Opus 88 pens are …

2022-06-02: Book Riot: 10 Queer History Books to Read This Pride (link) This is a great starting point for those who want to connect queer history to other US histories. A …

2022-06-01: This is a Kaweco Sport V16, a piston-fill Sport from the 1960s. EF 14k nib. Excellent writer! I’m …

2022-05-30: Memorial Day in full swing. 🐶🍺

2022-05-30: An Ode to the Card Catalog, via Messy Nessy Chic If the LOC is now looking to offload their …

2022-05-28: “Let us spend one day as deliberately as Nature …” … and not be thrown off the track by every nutshell and mosquito’s wing that falls on the rails. Let …

2022-05-27: Currently inked: 5-27-2022 Here’s what I’m thinking: A weekly post where I pick five pens I’ve used this week …

2022-05-27: Poet Jane Kenyon: Be a good steward of your gifts. Protect your time. Feed your inner life. Avoid …

2022-05-27: It’s always a good day when a new Wilco album drops. Wilco, Cruel Country 🎵

2022-05-26: The Dream by alt-J – their latest album. Why have there been so many great albums out this month?🎵

2022-05-26: This is What Happens When You Live Under Minority Rule | Anne Helen Petersen The United States has …

2022-05-25: The new Kendrick album is 🔥 Kendrick Lamar – Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers 🎵

2022-05-25: I needed some time outside today. Bowie and I checked out this cool place we found on the Sniffspot …

2022-05-24: Eighteen more gone. I’m numb. Once again, we are faced with the reality that we worship a false god: the gun. Its scripture, the …

2022-05-24: 8 Nonfiction Books about Censorship (Book Riot) Important knowledge to have in the midst of …

2022-05-24: Another view from my garden: Tropical sage (Salvia coccinea) in bloom. 🌱

2022-05-24: Empirical research for editors Aaron Dalton put together this wonderful collection of searchable academic research articles for …

2022-05-23: The Sails, Pt. 1 by Loscil. 🎵 Perfect focus-mode music.

2022-05-23: Blanket flower (Gaillardia spp.) growing in my garden. 🌱

2022-05-22: Adding to my currently inked for this week: vintage Sheaffer Triumph (spotted on top of my Olympia …

2022-05-22: Currently reading: Behave by Robert M. Sapolsky 📚 I’m excited to get into this long book. If …

2022-05-22: Bowie the dog We rescued Bowie in February. He’s the chillest dog. Really doing great in our home. 🐶

2022-05-22: I started this entry in my Hobonichi this morning after I set up my account. Pen in pic: Esterbrook …

2022-05-22: Starting fresh I’ve wanted a place that’s not as intense as Twitter and Instagram where I can still express myself. …