Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Pen Lust

How does it happen? One minute I log on to check the weather and the next minute- I am on Ebay searching for a quick way to drain my bank account. Then it happens. Lust: I will skip the first 6 definitions to keep this PG-13 but #7 applies here: 7. to have a yearning or desire; have a strong or excessive craving (often fol. by for or after).

Strong excessive craving definitely applies here. The object of my lust? This little beast. (link to Ebay) I know it's not perfect, but I almost have to have it. I usually have about 30 items that I am in need of, so I do need to pick my battles, but sometimes they just call your name.

Again, I probably will let this one pass because it will go for far more than it's worth, but for now...today...I love it. Then again...we might be fighting for it in 5 days and 12 hours.

6 comments:

Nrepose said...

That's one beautiful pen! You should buy it! =;) Nr

Sam said...

Go on, you know you want to! ;)

robotguy said...

I have found that it helps (at least financially, if not emotionally) if the object of my lust is WAYYYY out of my league:
http://forums.timezone.com/index.php?t=tree&goto=3312467&rid=0

Andrew said...

You can always just sit tight and hope that the pens come to you.

Ted said...

That's a case of justifiable lust! :)

Will Isaac said...

I'm praying for you. Praying that not only would you be the winning bidder of this magnificent example of Sheaffer's glory, but that that you would in turn, donate said pen to a lowly, downtrodden, fellow pen addict.....who writes a blog called 'Fountain of Pens'. No pressure.

'Cause if I bid on it, my wife will divorce me.