Notebook Review: Esterbrook “Write Your Story” Journal

One of the presents that Ana brought me from the San Francisco Pen Show was one of the new Esterbrook “Write Your Story” Journals ($39.99 at Esterbrook). This looks like the perfect journal for me so I’m eager to dig in! The Esterbrook “Write Your Story” journals are a collaboration between Esterbrook and lettering artist…

Notebook Reviews: 3 Disappointments and 1 Surprise

Notebook Reviews: 3 Disappointments and 1 Surprise

This was not the review I thought I’d be writing today. I purchased an array of notebooks over the past few weeks — at the San Francisco Pen Show and via Yoseka Stationery¬† — and I was quite excited about them. All four of the notebooks I purchased (or were given for review) were well-made…

Planner Review: Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner

Planner Review: Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner

I cannot believe that someone hadn’t thought of doing this sooner but Yoseka created the Yoseka Labs Two-Month Weekly Planner sampler ($9.50) and it is genius. (There’s your TL:DR. Go buy it now.) In a lovely B6-sized (12.5cm x 17.6cm / 4.9in x 6.9in) cahier-style notebook with 68gsm Tomoe River paper are an assortment of…

Notebook Review: Pen + Gear Gameboy Notebook

Notebook Review: Pen + Gear Gameboy Notebook

I had an unusual little visit to a nearby Wal-Mart this weekend and browsed through the back-to-school aisles. Much of the merchandise was standard back-to-school fare including massive packs of cheap wooden pencils, huge reams of 3-ring notebook paper and packs of multi-colored pens. There were a couple little gems though including the Pen +…