Tag Archives: stationery

Last purchases from Bob Slate

Yesterday, I popped in at the Church Street Bob Slate Stationers, which will close forever this Sunday.  The other two branches will follow a week or two later. I bought these items. Mini Binder Clips, 1/4" capacity, box of 12, Charles Leonard Inc, Hauppauge, NY, made in China.  $0.95 Dozens of household and office uses.…
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Brief chapters in the story of the end of paper

You're probably not reading this on paper.  I didn't write it on paper.  At some point in the future, paper will probably be as outmoded as real parchment - the kind made from split animal skin - is today, used mainly for antique forgeries, art projects and torah scrolls.  Not that I would equate this…
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