"Can always find a local shop that deals in kilts or has dealings with kilt manufacturers in Scotland. Have them measure you up and they will order it. Had good dealings with Strathmore in Forfar Scotland. 100% New Wool, well made etc,…"
"I have no personal experience with these folks, but a kilt-wearing acquainteance swears by Stillwater Kilts. They have numerous plaids and their non-wool fabrics come in under $100 for most patterns.
Greetings gentlemen,I currently have one kilt, a St. Patrick's tartan from Sport Kilt. I like it. It's well made, a comfortable fit, and this thing repels stains like you wouldn't believe. It's a perfect everyday kilt.However, I'm looking to get 2 more kilts. I'm going to get a great kilt and another causal wear kilt. For the great kilt, I know it's limiting, but I'm looking to spend $150 or less. I've seen a couple of places online that do it in tartan fabric made from polyviscose (which my…See More
"Charles: that's the tartan I wear in honor of three successive generations of Irish women who married into my Scottish family. The McCaw clan has no official tartan, and I won't wear another's last name. I'm getting a great kilt…"
"It was kind of tongue in cheek, but sincere. I mean, if you're a flaming anything, you stand out as a representative of that group. It'd be a shame to make Jesus look like the kind of dude who tolerates cheap jerks hanging around…"
"Charles, is that the St. Patrick tartan?Brian, do tell. We all envy you. I'd emigrate to Scotland if I could make it happen. And, Middle Eastern men tend to wear more open, one-piece style garments, not wholly unlike a kilt if the shirt were…"
"Dude...if I could write a letter to my 20 year old self, it'd go a bit like this:Dear 20 year old me,
First, yes, you do get married and have sex. It's awesome! Really, it's better than you even thought it could be.
Second, if you see…"
"I understand the apprehension. The looks and comments from the slack-jawed banjo pluckers about "the guy in the skirt" can get to you. I got that just Saturday. I'm rarely out of my kilt, anymore. It still gets to me (especially when…"
"As a son of the Scottish diaspora with clan roots reaching back to the 7th century, there's little I'd love more than the ideal notion of a free Scotland.
However, I also wonder if it will be the right move. I don't know if tax…"
Thanks for the critique. My shop is in Sacramento Ca but there is a great shop in Vancouver called Moe's Barbershop. I used to sell pomade to them years ago if go in and run into the owner tell them the Madcats Pomade guy sent you in :)
"I guess as far as household repairs goes, it depends on what your hardship tolerance is and if you have kids.
We just toughed it out without a water heater for a month while I very, very, very slowly figured out which tankless hot water heater…"
"Thanks all, much appreciated.
It's good to hear that these are very possibly lingering issues from what indeed was a tough time.
You're very right I think. I am guilty of 'clinging on' to the honeymoon period and…"
"Actually, the major (expensive) fix-its that have happened at the house have been the "gotta get it fixed NOW" sort of things. Like when the bottom rusted out on the ancient water heater. That's really when having $500 or…"
"I think y'all are just moving down the intimacy timeline and expecting it to look like the first few months, and reacting to it when it doesn't, then taking the rub too seriously.
If one of you is in a bad mood, just spend time apart or…"
"Of course not, that is how a believer is to live, friend.
It took me 20 years of prayer; I have the wife the Lord provided me, and now I understand why it seemingly took so long... Our Lord is not in a hurry, he provides the best for us, if we…"
"1) like I said earlier. Ultimatums are pretty stupid, esp very early in a relationship. It makes a stupid power play that almost always comes back to bite you in the ass. I still remember my first "date" with my wife(we had already messed…"