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Review: M200 Café Crème 2015 Special Edition

Originally posted on The Pelikan's Perch:
It seems as if it were just yesterday that Pelikan announced a new M200 model for 2015 and, two months later, we now have the Café Crème (pronounced kah/fay krehm) in hand.  The…

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Strange Visitor – A Christmas Story

Originally posted on Brad W. Merrill:
Back in December 1979 I was a brand new missionary for the LDS Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints sometimes called the Mormons) This was sent to me in a package…

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Fountain Pen Day – November 7th

Originally posted on The Pelikan's Perch:
While this site is dedicated to the Pelikan brand of fountain pens, I feel it reasonable to promote any cause that advances fountain pen awareness and the joys of handwriting.  For those of…

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Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
This is a guest post by Kristina Chang, Evan Moore, Tony Xu, and Omer Rabin; students at the Stanford Graduate School of Business. “What makes a blog popular? What drives page views?” These are…

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How to turn your blog into a book

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
 We know many of you love your blogs, and gleefully publish photos and posts without thoughts to reuse your work in other forms. But we know some wonder: could this be a book?…

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Strange Visitor – A Christmas Story

Back in December 1979 I was a brand new missionary for the LDS Church (Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints sometimes called the Mormons) This was sent to me in a package I received from home.  I thought … Continue reading

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Hope Rising 9/11 Bronze Monument Unveiling

Yesterday I had the opportunity/privilege to go to the unveiling of a sculpture called Hope Rising – To Lift a Nation which is modeled after the famous  photo in this post. The location of this heroic – sized (9 ft.) … Continue reading

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What were you doing the morning the Towers came down?

I imagine many of us do remember what we were doing that fateful morning ten years ago Sunday. (It happened on a Tuesday though) The families and friends of the fallen so much more so than the rest of us. … Continue reading

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Why companies won’t hire – By David Frum, CNN Contributor for CNN.com

Unemployed men in Iowa line up for food during the Great Depression, circa 1935. Washington (CNN) — A week of bad economic news has led some economists to worry: Is it 1937 all over again? But here’s a second worry. … Continue reading

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US Declaration of Independence – complete text including original spelling and capitalization

(Adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776) The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with … Continue reading

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