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    My Hat is off to Military Medicine,...

    My Father is an 86 year old retired U.S. Navy Officer, an Aviator. My Father Winters in Las Vegas and Summers in a tiny farm community in southern Colorado where we all are from. Because of Covid my Father did not spend this or last Summer in Colorado electing to stay in Las Vegas. My brother...
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    Norm McDonald R.I.P.

    To me comedy is like beauty being in the eye of the beholder. Some of Norm McDonald's subject matter wasn't quite my cup of tea but I always found him clever. He got 61 years. We go when we are called,... R.I.P. Mr. McDonald. https://nypost.com/2021/09/14/norm-macdonald-snl-star-dead-at-61/
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    Internet Speech Will Never Go Back to Normal. The Atlantic Magazine

    I have my opinions about this thought provoking article. If possible please refrain from commenting until you have read the article. This quote from the article got my attention: "Significant monitoring and speech control are inevitable components of a mature and flourishing internet, and...
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    Portland Oregon Men's Stalwart Says: "Farewell Southwick"

    John Helmer Haberdasher was founded over 90 years ago here in Portland, Oregon. This is the same business where we had an Ask Andy meet not long ago. Today I received my usual postcard from Portland Oregon men's store John Helmer. Farewell Southwick. Unfortunately after some 90 plus years...
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    Covid-19--Exposes our Health Care System’s Weaknesses.

    I found this article in "STAT". STAT is a media company focused on finding and telling compelling stories about health, medicine, and scientific discovery. STAT is produced by Boston Globe Media. In medical parlance, “stat” means important and urgent. "STAT" lab tests are to be resulted in an...
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    I'm a military brat.

    In the past I may have mentioned that my Father is a retired U.S. Navy officer, a naval aviator. I grew up on Naval Air Stations and Air Force bases. I acquired a different perspective of the military serving as an enlisted sailor, but that is a different story. My Father is now in his...
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    The Ultimate Symbol of French Cool,...

    A light article from the BBC. https://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20160309-the-ultimate-symbol-of-french-cool
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    Political Correctness and The Self Appointed "Sheeple" Who Police It.

    Gentlemen, (Unless that offends someone) Most every week I scan through the world's news sources. From the credible to RT, and even the tabloids, I scan through perhaps a dozen. This is from the New York Post, an example of both credible and incredible. I believe this article hits the mark. PC...
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    Allen Edmonds Bucks, (Boone) Factory Secoonds

    Last week I saw AE Boone, a four eyelet butcher/Derby, were on sale. (Factory seconds) I purchased a pair. (Always liked blue suede) They arrived and it was almost like the old days where I could not find the defect. While I do believe that I found the defect, it is ever so slight. Anyway...
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    Mr. Paul Winston, Happy Birthday!

    Very recently a personal style icon, Mr. Paul Winston, celebrated a birthday. Mr. Winston and his family have a rich history of experience in the fashion industry. This is a wonderful article but it could have been much more extensive...
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    Mercer&Sons Order Shipped!

    An email I received this morning. I don't know what it says about me that I get so jazzed about some shirts but I do admit that I really like them. My last order took quite a bit longer, (6-8 weeks) so I was pleasantly surprised to get the email from Maggie. Hi ******, Part of your Mercer &...
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    Finest Medium/Heavy Weight Wool for Ultimate Navy Blazer,...

    I have my own opinion but with access to a wealth of experiences I thought I would put it out to the membership. I admit one of my obsessions is my selection of Navy Blazers or Sport Jackets. I have Oxxford 1220 x 2 with navy buttons, Oxxford highest quality with custom nickel buttons and one...
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    How to Send a Personal Message to Another Member,....

    I do not want to use the feature, "Start a Conversation." I want to send a personal message to another member that is Private. Thank you,
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    EBay,....How long to wait post purchase?

    Gentleman, I occasionally purchase items on EBay but I need some information from those more experienced. Normally I get notification hat the item has been shipped or a short note from the seller letting me know when they intend to ship or a thank you. I purchased and immediately paid via...
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    Alden Experts

    I've missed closing time for stores back east like The Shoe Mart where I'm sure I could have had my answer but perhaps someone here can chime in and set me straight. I have two pairs of 986's so I know how they fit. Is the Alden model 984 the calf version of the 986 which is shell? Thank you...
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    sales 11D Peal & Co. For Brooks Brothers

    Perhaps this thread should be under "Deals and Steals." If so I'm sure it will get moved. Not my cup of tea but there are some brand new with box Peal & Co. Brown Whole Cut Medallions. Auction number: 132146379367 I'm not sure if this is much of a discount at $300.- Buy it Now. None the...
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    Summer Looks From Bodhi, the ‘Menswear Dog’

    Granted it's silly. But I think this is pretty well done. (From the New York Times.) https://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/05/fashion/mens-style/summer-looks-from-the-menswear-dog.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below&_r=0
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    Austen Heller Shoes

    Not for the Trad forum but I was sent a an e-mail about this company. https://www.austenheller.com/ Most are not my cup of tea but there's a couple of models that I like. My main observation is that here seems to be more niche shoe manufactures springing up in he last couple of years. I'm...
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    New Freedom in Men's Suits,...New York Times article.

    Interesting: https://www.nytimes.com/2015/04/03/fashion/mens-style/from-brooks-brothers-to-zegna-fashion-houses-loosen-up-the-mens-suit.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&module=mini-moth&region=top-stories-below&WT.nav=top-stories-below&_r=0 I don't agree with the premise that suits of the...
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    Bespoke for Everyman. BBC Article

    I found this interesting. Nothing new but perhaps an introduction for men not familiar with the process. https://www.bbc.com/capital/story/20150206-how-to-buy-a-custom-suit