I'm especially excited about this installment of Pencils in Community. Today I'm featuring Caroline Weaver, the owner and Chief Pencil Lady at CW Pencil Enterprise, the single greatest place to buy pencils. Background I'm 26 years old, originally from Ohio. I live in NYC and opened the shop in 2015. What pencil made you fall … Continue reading Pencils in Community – Caroline Weaver
This is the second in a series of posts called "Pencils in Community", where I share the stories of other people in the pencil world alongside me. Today's guest is Paula Binsol. I met Paula through the Erasable Podcast Facebook page. Here's her story! Background I'm a nurse turned medical student, an introvert with the … Continue reading Pencils in Community – Paula Binsol
When I first began seminary, I used my laptop for all of my notetaking. Thanks to Evernote, I was able to conveniently keep all of my notes in one, very organized place, and because I bought my textbooks on Kindle, I was able to export the highlights from my books into an Evernote document, causing … Continue reading The Best Pencils for Notetaking
This is the first in a series of posts called "Pencils in Community", where I share the stories of other people in the pencil world alongside me. Today's guest is John Smith, someone I met through the Erasable Podcast Facebook group. Here's John's story! Background I'm in my 40s, living in England and of mixed English/Scottish … Continue reading Pencils in Community – John Smith
Happy National Pencil Day! For those of you who are new to pencils, or are “seekers”, yes, National Pencil Day exists. In our culture, everything gets a holiday, and for us pencil people, this is up there with Christmas. To celebrate, I want to walk down memory lane for a bit to a year ago, … Continue reading Happy National Pencil Day – My History and Love with Blackwings
One of the things that I have loved the most about this new world of pencils I have found myself in is the community. You heard it right, I'm not the only person with the strange obsession with pencils. Thanks to the internet, and specifically Facebook and the Erasable Podcast, I am part of a … Continue reading Pencils in Community – A New Series
"What's up with your obsession with pencils?" - Classmate, Spring 2017 This is a question I have been asked many times over the last year. Yes, I acknowledge, an obsession with pencils is a little strange. I thought so too when I first heard about others that had this same obsession. My journey into pencil … Continue reading Why a blog about pencils?