Saturday, March 21, 2015

Tempting Enough

Normally I don’t chase after wood lead containers, but this time I just couldn’t resist:


The Louis F. Dow Co. of St. Paul, which made “The Universal Pencil,” is something I’ve had a soft spot for since posting “The Real Housewives of Minneapolis” here almost three years ago (http://leadheadpencils.blogspot.com/2012/07/real-housewives-of-minneapolis.html).  Just after I posted the initial article, a swarm of them seemed to turn up in rapid succession, then as quickly as the deluge began, it stopped.   This is the first bit o’ Dow I’ve seen turn up since 2012.

And it goes sooooo nice with this:



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