Down But Not Out, Blucher Moc DIY Shoe Repair

Those who know me well—ok, perhaps many who just know me, in passing…or by reputation alone—know that clothing and the related is something for which I hold great interest and passion. Note too that I specifically reference “clothing” rather than “fashion”…there is a difference. This goes back to my first job in a department store,… Continue reading Down But Not Out, Blucher Moc DIY Shoe Repair

Making the Family Photo Wall

Finished Family Photo Wall

I suppose it is just one of those official writs of passage that comes with married life. You see, at least as a bachelor, photo walls, picture walls…choose your vernacular…are not particularly common. Not that bachelors necessarily abhor photos, but a large collection condensed into a single collective display may be a bit much, off-putting… Continue reading Making the Family Photo Wall

Modern Man’s Pen

Zebra Pen, expanded

Let me start by saying that having a great pen neither makes the writing great nor legible. That said, that wonderful writing instruments seem to be more of a collectible item than essential seems a shame. The great pen has unfortunately taken a beating from time, both on the technology front as well as the… Continue reading Modern Man’s Pen