Pencils are awesome. Graphite wrapped in wood. I hope they never get crushed out of existence by progress. Seems they have been around, more or less, since around 1700.
What a remarkable simple device. With a pencil, I can recall my purpose at the grocery. Draw the most lovely thing. Show you how to get to my house. Outline a business plan for the soon-to-be-greatest company ever in the history of business. Start work on the Great American Novel. Play hangman with a 4 year old. Express my eternal love. My 101-yr-old grandmother can use one. My 2-year-old is proficient. It’s like a 50