rakish tilt

Ra–kish adj 1. Nautical Having a trim, streamlined appearance: “We were schooner rigged and rakish, with a long and lissome hull” (John Masefield). 2. Dashingly or sportlingly stylish; jaunty. Probably from Rake (from the raking masts of pirate ships).
—The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, 2000.

The new (old) rug in use.

I couldn’t resist this made in New Zealand shirt at the thrift store. It has two parts of the Kiwi trio, rugby & sailing but no wool.

I couldn’t resist this made in New Zealand shirt at the thrift store. It has two parts of the Kiwi trio, rugby & sailing but no wool.

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First time I’ve worn a suit and tie in many months. Powder blue on midnight blue pattern wool tie by Sam Hober (thrifted).

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First time I’ve worn a suit and tie in many months. Powder blue on midnight blue pattern wool tie by Sam Hober (thrifted).

This broken-in beauty is bound for our dining room.

This broken-in beauty is bound for our dining room.

Seen in Old Town Alexandria.

Seen in Old Town Alexandria.

Britches of Georgetowne dead stock “Cooper” shorts. French fly, alterable waist. Original price $22.50. Purchased for $4 at the thrift store. Just in time for summer.

Taking the 990v3’s out for an run.

Taking the 990v3’s out for an run.

“This is a marriage made for divorce,” said Ronald Goodstein, an associate professor of marketing at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business.

“It’s a marriage of a once-great story that has now become a discount brand, which is Jos. A. Bank, with a brand that is passe, history, which is Eddie Bauer.”

Source: Jos. A. Bank to buy Eddie Bauer in deal worth $825 million