Archive | June, 2015

The Deseret Alphabet

The Deseret Alphabet is one of the really interesting innovations to come out of the early years of the Utah settlement. Brigham Young was confronted with the problem of a multitude of immigrants flowing in to Utah without being able to speak English. Young was very familiar with the difficulties presented by English grammar and […]

Father’s Day Fountain Pens

Fountain pens make the best Father’s Day gifts for many reasons. Let us count the ways: First of all, they look nice. This is indisputable, and the variety of styles and colors and sizes make it easy to find a pen for any taste. One can choose between nib (the metal tip of a fountain […]