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David Wells
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Going my way?

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3rd Annual Fall Type-In with the Burlington Book Festival
I am holding a Type-In with the Burlington Book Festival on September 17th from noon until 3PM at the Maglianero Cafe in Burlington, Vermont.  Come and explore typewriters and the written word.  I will have part of my collection at the cafe and I encourage ...

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A Mountain of Dishes?

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Take a Course and GET a typewriter
I love typewriters and I love teaching writing.  A big part of my collection lives in my office at school and I have long noticed how children are drawn to this writing tool.   This revelation has inspired me to develop a graduate course for teachers that f...

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The Man of the Kingdom
My sixth installment for Joe Van Cleave's typewritten story project .

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WWII Corona
Yesterday I posted about what looked like an ordinary Smith-Corona Speedline from the late 30's to early 40's.  I already own a Silent and a Sterling from this era so I was not too excited about this Corona Standard until I took a close look at its keyboard...

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Typewriter Safari: Asheville, North Carolina
Once you start hunting for typewriters it's hard to stop, even when you are vacationing in Asheville, NC.  Asheville has a terrific arts scene with some typewriter images and typewriter theater! Patricia's work can be found in an old Woolworth's store conve...

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Chloe and the Storm
Here is installment number 5 for Joe Van Cleave's "Typing Assignments" project based on "It was a dark and stormy night." This piece was inspired, in part, by my recent acquisition of a Underwood 5 via Craigslist.  The sellers had just bought a camp on Lake...

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The Hound and the Fox
Here is my fourth post to Joe Van Cleave's typewriting project.  His prompt was to write about that old pangram: The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.  Having two hound dogs myself, this was pretty fun!

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Joe Van Cleave Writing Assignment #3: The Hangout
Joe Van Cleave's typewritten assignments continue to have great responses.  Here is my assignment number three describing my childhood hangout.  It was typed on my Olympia SM8. I think I am turning into an Olympia man! As a technical aside, I am playing aro...
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