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Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting typewriters.

I'm still trying to find an 1890s typewriter, but having zero luck. I'm rather surprised that there isn't one in the museum collection already, but I suppose they don't come up that often. Last weekend, I spent Saturday trolling antique malls and flea markets with my mom as we searched for something suitable. I saw a… Continue reading Be vewy vewy quiet, I’m hunting typewriters.


The Age of Entertainment: Postwar and 1950s

Today marks the wrap up of The Age of Entertainment. I could go on into the 60s, 70s, and even 80s and 90s, but I won't. For starters, I've already talked a lot about media from those decades (See my post about Pam Am, to begin with), but for many of you, this is getting… Continue reading The Age of Entertainment: Postwar and 1950s


Typewriter Month

Whoops. It looks like once again, I missed ITAM. I've been meaning to get out the typewriters for the last few weeks, but there's usually someone asleep every time I have a chance, and Louis, my dear old (LOUD) Woodstock, just doesn't go over very well with the roommate.  She is generally supportive of the… Continue reading Typewriter Month

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Love Letter from Woodstock

  P.S. I decided to go with Louis, after Louis Armstrong, because this typer has soul. P.P.S. I've written a few pages with Louis now, and after about page three the ribbon randomly reversed direction and started advancing correctly. No idea what triggered the change, I can only assume that in my blind fumbling of… Continue reading Love Letter from Woodstock

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Woodstock: Autumn of Love

  The newest member of my collection.I haven't had much time to play around with it yet, but so far it appears that everything works, though the shift lock tends to stick (getting better with use and a little oil), and one of the fraction keys doesn't quite make it all the way to the… Continue reading Woodstock: Autumn of Love

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A List of Things

1. Due to some nonsense with Yahoo, I've deleted my account. If you need to contact me, you can do so through my gmail address: knotmagickknitter (at) gmail 2. Read Recently: Haunted London by Richard JonesWhile hardly the end-all-be-all of travel haunting books, this was really fun to read and includes stories of over a… Continue reading A List of Things

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Random Three

I keep missing my blogging deadlines.Nothing wrong, this time around. I'm just behind on almost everything (still. Always).Mostly, I'm just glad that last week is over. I'm just trying to make up for all of the stuff I missed because of all of the crap that was happening.so in the mean time, you get a… Continue reading Random Three

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Typecast #11: Health Benefits of the Typewriter

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Typecast #10

Have I really only done ten of these? It's been way too long!Click to make them bigger.And as an added bonus, a photo of Hermes and his "guilty" face for unplugging my monitor.You can see he feels about as much guilt as any cat ever does. Which is to say, none.Last but not least, the… Continue reading Typecast #10