Hump-Day Ponderings

July 8, 2009 Dressing

It’s been a rough week personally, but I always get a kick out of reading the stuff fluttering around the Web. This week was no exception: I Don’t Know Where to Start: Tight Squeeze: Making Room For a New Men’s Fashion tries to help the men’s-skinny-jeans movement get that momentum it’s been lacking for the […]

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Hump-day Reading

July 1, 2009 Dressing

Some clips from around the Web for your workday viewing pleasure: Most misleading headline: Can You Get Fit in Six Minutes a Week? (The answer is no such luck; the actual time it takes to do the routine in the article is 14-23 minutes per day, counting rest breaks – not much less than it […]

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Your Day Starts in Your Bathroom (or Hers)

May 5, 2009 Grooming

If you’re like most guys, many of your bathroom habits were formed when you were a kid. Things like whether or not you floss regularly, your use of shampoo, conditioner or (ecch) bar soap on your hair, whether you brush your teeth or shower first, your choice of face soap, et cetera. Of course, time […]

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The Number One Grooming Request

March 25, 2009 Grooming

In speaking to hundreds of women about what they like and dislike in men, the subject of grooming regularly comes up, usually in the form of their pet peeves, such as: “The Uniform” (khakis and a polo shirt, often not ironed). In the Northwest this is often enhanced as “The REI Uniform” (khakis, polo shirt […]

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The Three ‘C’s I Can’t Live Without

March 6, 2009 Grooming

I was thinking about the household items that are the most important to me. Not the ones that are life-critical, like the bed, or the stuff that is great to have (my iPhone 3G came in very, very handy in Kauai), but the things that serve crucial functions in shaping my life. As of right […]

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