Pelikan Hubs: This Friday!

We have details for the Kansas City and Nashville Pelikan Hub Events! Kansas City: The Kansas City event will be held at 6:30pm on Friday night (Sept. 21) at Crown Center just outside The Pen Place. There are 37 registered attendees but anyone is welcome to come. Registered attendees will receive the goodies from Pelikan…

In memory: Jim Rouse

In memory: Jim Rouse

When I started collecting fountain pens and attending pen shows, people told me it would be the community that would keep me coming back to the hobby and the events again and again. I’ve met many people online through the hobby that have changed my life in their own way but what has been the…

In Memory of Kate Spade

The Well-Appointed Desk is hurtling towards its eighth year of blogging (officially, June 17th is the anniversary) and, in that time, I  have mentioned Kate Spade 45 times. Clearly, she has been an influence on my life and this blog. Whether a product became the focus of a Fashionable Friday, or the backdrop for a…