The Pentel Sharp series has been my go-to mechanical pencil since grade school. Maybe it’s nostalgia talking, but something about the Sharp seems right. It’s been a few years since I’ve used one, but I recently picked up a P205 in burgundy, and I must say I missed having a decent mechanical pencil. Now, to pick up some Hi-Polymer erasers...

I also recently picked up a new pocket knife. I’ve never had a good general carry pocket knife, and I figured it was finally time. This one’s a Shrade Imperial IMP22Y, and for $10 it seems like a decent knife, yet one I won’t mind if it gets a bit beat up.