I really like the Sakura pigment set of pens. I would love to get a set like this. But at 100+ at Jet Pens it is unlikely to be something I get.
I recently came across a fun article at Critical Hits about another way to look at under dark elves. A definite fun read.
I have failed to post ideas for the RPG Blog carnival for the last few months, so I may do a retrospective on those topics at some point. They haven't released February's theme yet sadly.