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Hello From Michigan's Upper Peninsula

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#1 amber


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 13:01

Greetings! I'm Amber and have been collecting and using fountain pens for a year and a half. During that time, FPN has been my go-to resource for anything I've wanted to know about this fascinating hobby. So, thank you for your wisdom and humor and generosity!


I am a bookbinder and a writer, so, really, it was only a matter of time before I discovered fountain pens. The long U.P. winters leave lots of time for these sorts of indoor hobbies. (And outdoor ones, once you've learned to properly bundle up!) Looking forward to meeting folks and learning a lot more!

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 13:48


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 15:28

Hello and Welcome to FPN!! Glad to have you as a member!!


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 16:04

Hello and welcome from Baton Rouge, Louisiana...Enjoy your time here

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 16:18

Hello. Long time fountain pen user and realized I don't know many people with this passion(?).  Just bought a new pen and wanted to share (if I can figure out how to upload pictures).


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Posted 11 January 2019 - 16:55

Hello and welcome to this friendly corner of the universe from a fountain pen user in San Diego. There is such a wealth of information waiting for you to discover on this site. Write On!

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 18:18

Greetings and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 12:16

Welcome Amber.  You must be right in the middle of Winter because we're having an amazing Summer down here.


I know you will enjoy your stay and I look forward to hearing more about your journey.


Cheers . . 

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 13:26


And stay warm in the Great North!

gary from way under the Bridge

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Posted 13 January 2019 - 19:30

Hi Amber :W2FPN:

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 03:23

Welcome to FPN!


Used to spend summer vacations in the U.P. in Paradise on Lake Superior.

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 05:21

Hello and welcome to FPN.

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Posted 14 January 2019 - 17:23

Hello Amber!!! :):) Greetings from Ann Arbor. There are a bunch of people from Michigan here. Gary, who greeted you a few posts earlier is from the Kalamazoo area. But, if you ever come down to our neck of the woods, check the Club?Meetings area and check to see if the Ann Arbor Pen Posse has a meeting. Also, do check out Hollanders, it is a mecca for people in the bookbinding and book arts world.

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Posted 16 January 2019 - 12:26

Hello Amber and welcome to FPN, from Cape Town, South Africa.

To sit at one's table on a sunny morning, with four clear hours of uninterruptible security, plenty of nice white paper, and a [fountain] pen - that is true happiness!

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