Keys? Check. Wallet? Check. Phone? Check. Pen and paper? If you are always prepared, then pen and paper are two essentials that you should never leave home without!
The best everyday carry pens, cases, and notebooks are slim, small, and built to last. When you're on the go they can easily be folded away into a wallet, tucked into a shirt or pants pocket, or tossed into a backpack, where they will become part of your arsenal for documenting day-to-day adventures.
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