For most of my life I have looked to my father - especially throughout the 60's and early 70's - for family style inspiration. My dad always leaned preppy favoring looks that could have been straight out of the Brooks Brothers or J Press archives. The late 70's weren't great for most; though he continued … Continue reading Grandpa Style
Introducing The Longines Flagship Heritage Black Dial I really like Longines watches. Before purchasing my Carpenter Brooklyn Gent, I had been thinking about buying a new Longines, but decided to wait on it. I may need to put this model on my short list. Head over to Hodinkee to read about it. Weekend Pairing - “The … Continue reading Reading List. May 22, 2020
The year was 2008. Prep style was in its resurgence. A Continuous Lean started the year prior, and was becoming a leader amongst the #Menswear blogs. Rugby Ralph Lauren was at the height of its popularity, and J.Crew opened The Liquor Store. The stock market wouldn't crash until September 29th, and everyone was enjoying the … Continue reading Vampire Weekend’s First Album
Nineteen years ago today, I was still living in my parents' house in Plainview, NY. It was sometime in the evening, and I was in the basement on the computer. My mother came downstairs to let me know that Joey Ramone had passed away after a long fight with Lymphoma. I remember stopping what I … Continue reading Remembering Joey Ramone.
"Good Morning Runner!" It's a Saturday or Sunday morning in early spring. The sun has yet to rise. There's a chill in the air that makes it a little hard to stretch. Most of us haven't slept all that well the night before - due in equal parts to carb loading and to anticipation. The … Continue reading Running In The Time of Corona
I've read a lot about fly fishing in the past year or so. More than I ever thought I would. Novelists like Jim Harrison have written about it extensively. And more recent articles by David Coggins and other modern taste makers have helped add to the intrigue. Just today I read a piece in the … Continue reading To Do List. Learn to Fly Fish.