The Press Democrat (Santa Rosa, CA) newspaper recently ran a story about the pleasures of the tactile in a high-tech world. My brother-in-law (and fellow Sebastopol Community Band member) was featured:

Greg Jacobs, for years one of the leading prosecutors in the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office, can certainly manage his way around a computer. But he has a deep penchant for fine old pens. He became hooked 15 years ago after reading a review of fountain pens in Consumer Reports and then buying one of the best. He’s since amassed a collection of 150 vintage and antique pens, which he uses to compose handwritten letters to old friends, including former District Attorney Gene Tunney, now retired to Hawaii…[read more…]