Today's shave was great. I nailed it on the stones with this edge. A nice and buttery edge in terms of comfort, but no hair left behind after 2 full passes and a few touch ups on the neck area. I used my standard honing method which seems to work best for me. As for the soap, get it. It's another grand slam and will also be added to my shave cave. Every soap that I've tried that Maria makes has been a hit including her bath bars which I used the matching scent yesterday. Clubman or Clubguy aftershave goes perfect with this soap because it's a citrus based barbershop scent and plays very nicely off the scent of both Clubman/Clubguy:
And for a cold winter day here with some light snow in the forecast tonight (no accumulation), I got really thirsty and I also needed a caffeine fix, so using a friend's Chemex coffee brewing method with my drip coffee maker, I brewed me a pot of coffee this morning:
when you're pushing 40 years of age and have chronic acid reflux issues, there's not much you can drink. I have a choice of 3. Bottled water, coffee, or tea. Alcohol is out of the question and so is soda. It's now been over a year since I've had a soda. It's really not hard to give up if you have acid reflux because the suffering that soda causes after drinking it, usually helps keep you from drinking it.