There are many constants that exist in my life, and one of the most prevalent, has been my quest to be a gentleman. My inspiration for this began with Carey Grant. when I was maybe 5 or 6 years old. My mother was watching To Catch a Thief while I sat and ate a some kind of sandwich. It was a Saturday on the cusp of spring and summer. There, on the screen, sat Carey, picnicking in the south of France with Grace Kelly, and it forever became my image of a man, sharp as a blade and all class.
Being a fashionable man is not for everyone. I recognize that. Fact is, there are certain barriers to entry when caring about men’s style. I am not quite sure what all of those barriers are, however I know they are there. I think some of these barriers can be removed by finding your personal style, then putting together a good foundation in your wardrobe. You never know…you may actually find out you like it. Style, in my mind, is a personal journey. What works well for some may not work well for others. There are men out there that lookContinue Reading
I am not an authority on food. I am probably a moderately good cook in the kitchen and have a few key recipes I can go to. Recently I have been attempting to record some of them with more precision in an effort to publish them here. It is harder than it seems. There is a certain groove you get into when cooking in a laymen’s kitchen. There are also some simple essentials you should have. Here is a list that should be in every laymen’s kitchen: Decent to good 10″ chef knife Composite cutting board Wood cutting board (BambooContinue Reading
My first post to this totally new blog is a test post. That is somewhat sad and awesomely rewarding. I suppose, since I am a forever optimist, I will say that it is rewarding to get something, at least, started. So here and there you may see this kind of thing below. Essentially, I am live updating the site. I mean, why not? Who the hell am I and who the hell will be on this site right now. This moment for this “test post”. I am thinking that number is small… Anyway, if you are here then I adviseContinue Reading