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I have a sour cherry tree in my back yard. I think the variety is Montmorency. This spring, I noticed a large number of strange growths forming at the ends of the twigs. It looks like someone took a small handful of brown mud (or worse) and molded it around the ends of the smallest twigs. The growths are not brown inside; they are green and grainy in texture and have a strong odor of cherry. I can only guess that they are galls of some sort. Does anybody know what these are? Has anybody tried to make ink with them?
Introduction This is a review of the Desiderata Mercury flex pen. After seeing a couple of photos on FPN about a year ago, I knew I’d be getting one someday. When I saw that only one or two pieces were available on the website and no new products were in the works, I decided now was the time. After just a few days with the pen, I am really happy with it. Hopefully you’ll find this useful if you’ve considered one of these great pens. http://i900.photobucket.com/albums/ac209/jasonchickerson/_FUJ6507.jpg Desiderata Mercury pen, Purple Heart and Cherry woods First Impressions I’m sorr
I came across Franklin Christoph when there was a review here about another FC beauty, Model 02 Intrinsic. After checking up Franklin Christoph website for a while, I have settled for the 1901 model as I prefer big pens. I placed an order for the model 1901 Black with creme bands and a pen tray but the pen was out of stock. I was promptly informed by the sale department there would be a delay of 7 days before the pen was available again in all three colours. It was then I decided to go for the one with cherry ice bands. I ordered the 18K Masuyama medium italic nib to go with the pen. The pe