I ended up writing about nine pages in my journal tonight, I think the most I've written in years has been four or five pages.
I need to go spend a week or a thousand holed up in a cabin somewhere getting caught up on reading and writing...
Man’s mind may be likened to a garden, which may be intelligently cultivated or allowed to run wild; but whether cultivated or neglected, it must, and will, bring forth.
Finished my first leather belt. Lots of lessons learned!
I wanted a traveler's passport with separate bands for the two notebooks I carry, so I made one.
Finished two notebook covers over the weekend.
New sword I've had my eye on for a while, a Swedish M1685 replica. It's the iconic 17th century infantry sword from Stormaktstiden.
It took a minute for it feel good in my hand but now I quite like it.
Yes, the red pen has red ink (currently Kaweco Ruby Red, but maybe switching to Diamine Oxblood or Iroshizuku Momiji (Autumn Leaves).
The first tweak to my journaling in a while: using red ink for direct quotes. Maybe inspired by being raised on the KJV?