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
"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.
Here I go again. It seems like every couple of years I try to reinvent myself, and come up with a new blog. When I first relocated from NYC to Pittsburgh I revived an old blog name - Cut & Basted. I began writing and falling back into old patterns where I'd wax poetic about … Continue reading Reboot.