I sat down to write this blog and decided to type a little bit of it on my wonderful green Voss typewriter that I first blogged about last year. I haven’t had the typewriter out for quite awhile and it’s just been sitting quietly on a shelf in my office. I did use it to…

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‘Silent Type II’ was published in October 2010 by Strikethru and I was lucky enough to get a copy of this in the mail. If you’re not familiar with Strikethru, it is a blog about ‘typewriters, typecasting, ephemera, Moleskin blogging, junk cameras, notebooks, stamps, writing, paper crafts, and other curiosities.’ Visit and enjoy!  It made…

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Some of you asked to see what the cursive font looks like on my new typewriter. I typed up a small sample, but the ribbon is not very fresh so the words are faint. I have joined a typewriter group on yahoo to learn a little bit more about this hobby and to decide if…

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This lovely typewriter was a $4 find at a garage sale. I haven’t had a typewriter for years, but lately I had been intrigued by them from following Strikethru‘s blog and purchasing her zine ‘Silent Type: A Retrotech Journal.‘  I also recently received the typewritten ‘Thank You‘ note from Lily that I blogged about. The…

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This This lovely typewritten note came to me last week as a thank you from Lily Greene. Lily, whose story was featured in a Letters and Journals newsletter article, collects postage stamps. I save most of the stamps from the mail I receive, so I sent her a few of the cute, funny or more…

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