Phoenix has cacti, hot sun, and one of the most exciting Type-In scenes around.
The Type-In today was more than a success. I lost count of how many people showed up, instead focusing on circulating and talking to people.
We had reporters from the Arizona Republic and the local NBC affiliate, Channel 12, interviewing, filming, and photographing all the wonderful people who came out for the event.
When it came to machines, boy did we have some interesting ones. There was a Bennett, a Continental, a Swissa (Ted's), and a host of other machines. I brought the script Facit, an SG-1 with 16" inch carriage, and the US Navy Royal Arrow with radio mill typeface.
The staff of Lux were gracious and very kind. We had far more than anticipated, but they took it in great stride. I want to thank Jeff, the owner of Lux for his generosity. Also, Danielle, worked hard to make sure that we had want we needed.
Finally, Bill Walh deserves a big thanks. It was his word-of-mouth and constant Face…