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.

The Comfort Knot Brush:

This brush has just became my all time favorite shave brush  in my entire collection. The lather this beast builds is unreal and since it&#...