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A Word on Waterproof Ink

Over the years I've come to prefer inks with at least some water resistance. Admittedly, water resistance seldom matters as paper is not intended to get wet. However, it is a sort of insurance against disaster. I have a story of such disaster to relate to you which will prove that I am just the sort of person water proof inks are made for. 
Just a few days ago I was preparing for a short get away to spend time with my daughter who had arranged the time away as a Mother's Day gift. Before leaving town I stopped at the post office to check my box then went to the market for a few items. While there I thought it would be nice to purchase a bite to eat from the deli. This particular market has the best fountain drink deal in town. For only 99₵  one can get a large soda with as much or little ice as they like. Sipping on a soda on the drive up to the mountains was too refreshing an idea to pass up. (Perhaps you're already guessing where this story is headed.) Having made my pu…

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