July 2nd, 2006


My Y2K idea for a marketing bonanza

Originally uploaded by blanket sin.
      Back when everyone was talking about Y2K bugs, I thought the turn of the century would be the perfect oppt. to invent a portable, oblique handle, calligraphy pen. Most oblique handles are used for dip pens. I imagined combining a fountain pen with a mechanism that allows the tip to turn 30° would be a gold mine. Only recently did I discover, with the help of the SfC, a site selling out of the UK a ballpoint for lefties with a 30° angle tip.

My Personal Dna Report

      I like to think I'm the biggest pen fiend in town. Just recently I got the clerk in charge of ordering office supplies to switch to Bic pens over Papermate. I like the crystal Bic pens because they don't roll around so much when paper shuffling innevitably knocks them to the ground.
      BTW, the text to the song lyrics I had begun to write are Collapse ) from the MY DYING BRIDE album The dreadful hours.

      You know what sucks? This laptap gets so hot, I can't even rest my palms on it when I type. My fingertips are sweating. How about this heat. It's days like this I wish I were rich and owned a house with a pool. I'm so off kilter, I'd probably try converting a pool into a koi pond to get out of pool maintenance. It's much more fun to maintain a pond with fish. Fish make the greatest pets. They don't scratch like cats, they don't slobber like dogs, they aren't as noisy as birds, and the only other pet I'd consider learning to care for would be reptiles because of their similar characteristics. They live in aquariums, they don't talk back, they don't need to be walked, and they don't gag on hairballs.