In the months leading up to the San Francisco International Pen Show, I was good. I didn't buy any pens or ink (aside from one sale on a Sailor Pro Gear Slim that was too good to pass up. I'm only human.) I budgeted and planned and saved so when the time came, I could … Continue reading SF Pen Show Recap & Haul (Pt. 2)
After months of anticipation, planning, saving, and more planning, the San Francisco International Pen Show has come and gone in an all-too-brief weekend. With a budget set in my account and a box full of samples from the office in my car, I made the quick six hour road trip from LA to SF. Here … Continue reading SF Pen Show Recap & Haul (Pt. 1)
*Brushes away cobwebs* *Blows off a thick layer of blog dust* *Cracks knuckles* Right then. Back to it. The Los Angeles International Pen Show - 2019 It's that time of year again. The time when the Southern California pen community ventures away from our historical book stores and boutique pen shops, braves an hour of … Continue reading LA Pen Show 2019 – A Quick Look
I've been waiting for an opportunity to visit a pen show for a while now. As luck would have it, the Los Angeles International Pen Show is hosted just a short drive down the freeway. LA Pen Show Basics The LA Pen show has been an annual event since 1989 and is one of only … Continue reading The LA Pen Show, in a nutshell.