Reef girl on the beach Read more

Friday Pic to Make You Smile (25)

It’s the first day of summer!  And Friday!  Two reasons for this Friday pic to make you smile…   In honor of this combination of summery goodness, who better than a Reef girl to remind us what summer is all about? One thing summer is about is laid-back, cool, comfortable clothing and footwear, whether you’re […]

Friday Pic to Make You Smile (12) Read more

Friday Pic to Make You Smile (12)

Spring began two days ago.  And though we’ll have a lot more winter weather, you can see the light at the end of the tunnel that leads to summer… So, here’s a Friday picture as a preview:   To help get you in the mood for sun, beaches, sand, and bikini-clad babes, get yourself a […]

More Flannel Goodness: the Stio Rambler Reversible Jacket Read more

More Flannel Goodness: the Stio Rambler Reversible Jacket

Yesterday I wrote about improved flannel shirts.  New fabrics have transformed them into technical wear for outdoor activities, travelers on the go, and guys doing jobs outside. But the updating of flannel doesn’t stop there.  Case in point:  the Rambler Reversible Jacket from Stio.   (Sort of an updated, technical version of your granddad’s Filson […]

Flannel Shirts Updated and Improved Read more

Flannel Shirts Updated and Improved

Probably just about every guy in the United States has at least one flannel shirt in his closet.  Associated with manly pursuits such as outdoor labor, farming, and woodcraft, flannel fabric has been around for about 500 years.  It is used to make everything from warm, cozy sheets to plaid lumberjack shirts.  But now it’s […]