A.A. Milne, creator of Winnie the Pooh, once wrote an entire piece about pen nibs. What is a pen nib? Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth and dad jokes were cool, pens were dipped into an inkwell, rather than being filled with ink. The “nib” was the metal tip of the pen. It could be… Continue reading Pen Nibs and Socket Adapters
I came across the word "chinampa" by accident, and I'm really glad I did, because it's a pretty cool concept. Basically it's a "floating" garden. Not "floating" the way a boat floats: it's "floating" on top of mud, silt, and layers of vegetation. If you've heard of lasagna gardening, it's a similar idea, but in… Continue reading What’s a Chinampa?