Fountain Pen Day 2016

Happy Fountain Pen Day to pen friends everywhere!


The first Friday in November is Fountain Pen Day.  This is a worldwide movement that was started 5 years ago by Cary Yeager, aka Fountain Pen Day on [Instagram][1] and [Twitter][2].  I’m amazed at how this thing has grown exponentially over the past few years, no doubt due to Cary’s enthusiasm and the awesomeness that is comprises the pen community.  According to the Fountain Pen Day website, in 2012 (Year 1) there were 49 participating vendors and 600 people celebrating.    Based on my rough count, there is approximately 110 vendors this year and I read/heard somewhere that 20,000 people are participating!

So today, I plan on fully enjoying my fountain pens by writing lots starting with this little entry in my Hobonichi Techo.

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