The Kraken & UVA Visit:

This early morning shave was fabulous and since it's Wednesday, that means Mickey Lee Soapworks and let me tell you that UVA's soft water made a huge difference in both the shave and shower this morning. I used Maria Arman's wisp scented bath bar and it was like I poured an entire bottle of shampoo in my hand when it comes to lather, wow. The shave soap was past epic in terms of performance in UVA's soft water. I could pretty much look at it and it would lather itself in this morning's shave. Brut goes extremely well with MLS's "The Kraken":


My hotel room at UVA was really nice:


In terms of my doctor's visit, it went extremely well and I got an excellent report. They was going to make my visit once a year this morning until they got to thinking about our 4.5 hour drive (one way) so I have to return in 6 months in July but after that it goes to once a year. They didn't want us to have to deal with a long drive like that in winter weather which is a really good thing.

C.a.D. & The Tech:

Today's shave was great. Today I went with Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements  and their modern day classic, C.a.D.  scent. The scent is a m...