A: No, I haven’t misplaced or broken my pens.
Q: To what do you attribute this incredible good luck?
A: I have used a fountain pen for (many) years.
I think this does something to your psyche. Your sense of “oneness”, being at peace with the universe is inexplicably tethered to your writing implement.
A vague sense of anomie pervades
When the pen is in peril.
You reach out and snatch it from harm’s way.
Harmony is restored.
Related thought: Uncapping the Pen