Annie Jean Brewer of Annienygma shared a wonderful blog post about pencils and simplicity. If you’re feeling some deja vu, it’s because I shared two of her pencil related posts last week. This one is a little different though, it’s a bit more philosophical, comparing the simplicity of the pencil with simplicity in life.
You always know where you stand with a pencil. Short, long, sharp, dull, or broken – it never tries to hide its status from the world. Simplicity is also honest. Along with the pencil, it doesn’t cower behind fancy clothes or try to impress others. It doesn’t pretend to be something it isn’t. Simplicity is genuine.
Isn’t that great? You always know where you stand with a pencil, it’s simplicity is honesty. This is a post that you should read in it’s full, unabridged form. Pencils and Simplicity