"To go another way with the idea of ‘manliness,’ I would also throw out Mike Grell’s Jon Sable, Freelance. He was a big game hunter who wrote children’s books by day and avenged crime (for a profit) by night. Sort of an…"
"That's great. I'm a workout bug, too. Exercise is so important. I'm 54 - I took up yoga two years ago and if I knew then what I know now, I'd have taken it up 30 years ago. I can't believe how good it…"
"White tie and tails (according to Mitt Romney what he and the wife wear around the house for daily wear) might be the ticket, but I would prefer to be launched into eternity being comfortable; either brogues, wool hose, tweed breeches, tattersall…"
"I say dear chaps, tweed would be the proper attire. A Northfolk jacket, fighting trousers or plus fours according to taste. Wollen shirt for those of us situated in the Northern Hemisphere. Herrings boots and a deerstalker to, litterary, top it of.…"
"I do think so, yes. At least if they are properly cleaned. The good man should have had it with sand by now.
The problem with the name is that if call the new one the last one we'll have to rewrite all the books and the little notices in…"
"I say. I hadn't thought of the possibility of putting on a dinner for the Lamb of the World. That means that the last Last Supper would now be the Next-To-The-Last Supper, wouldn't it, and the New Last Supper would be, perhaps,…"
"In evening attire at least you would be well dressed for either becoming dinner (in the event of a zombie apocalypse, or hosting the second last supper in case Mr. Beardy decides to show up again, old bean.
I think I'd have to go for the good…"
"I am required to dress formally for work. Funeral Home assistant. I wear a custom Morning Suit stiff callared boild font shirt, w all the trimmings. Pocket square, watch etc. I have become very fond of this look, too the point I dress in Tradition…"
Curt, Sir, I like the bumbershoot and the Derby or Bowler , I also have a derby. I am a walking stick man myself. And prefer my belcrown to the Derby...but I wear both...Black Thorn and english walking sticks are my favorites...Chaplain Dan
My dear chap, think nothing of it, charmed and delighted to "be on each other's lists." I see your household has an abundant supply of four footed minions; ours as well. At present three cats, and a Gypsy Vanner horse (not in the house you know, simply not done.)
Ah, cockroaches. The scummy, skittering, pesky little pests that somehow manage to vanish whenever you flick on the bathroom light. Like Mother Nature's little Batmans. Part of what makes them so hard to control is their resiliency, which is something of a biological marvel. Here are five reasons the humble roach will outlive us all:1. They can adapt at a scary-fast rateIn the mid-1980s, exterminators began mixing sugary roach-bait with slow-acting poisons intended to spread and wipe out entire…See More
"Schafer is a novelist with a phd in history, who has written a 3 part historical novel on Leonids. To try to find any more work she has done comes up limited. I wouldn't necessarily hold her out as the final authority on the matter."