If I could I would scan and print and mail you the article, "Fountain of Love" in its exquisite entirety, but if I did, chances are good that I'd be breaking the rules of creative etiquette. So I won't.
I'll share some of the poor quality photos I took instead. They're from Issue 3 of FLOW Magazine. Stop that! Don't stick your finger down your throat because you're sick of me telling you about the magazines. I am fond of fountain pens. I've been that way since first grade. All the teachers used them and I promised myself I would have one of my own some day. Well, the ball point pen put an end to the dream. But only for several decades. And I have a lovely collection of pens that I prefer over every other writing instrument.
Apologies for the poor quality. It's bound to improve very soon. I promise. Did you know the cap should be placed on the end of the fountain pen while writing? Yes, it's true. "This prevents losing the cap, but more important, it ensures the pen is in balance and lies perfectly in the hand. Another good reason: If you drop the pen, the cap end is heavier and the pen won't fall on its nib." Well, imagine that. There's more: Remove a snap-on cap very carefully as there is air inside, and if you pull the cap off too quickly, suction will draw ink out of the nib (splashes and blobs!). Who knew? I thought the nib was damaged.
Asthma has me pinned to the bed. Stay tuned for more. Soon.