The concept of what it means to be a veteran is foreign to the great majority of us. We cannot begin to understand what the men and women in uniform go through while in service.…

This is a touchy time to be in St. Louis. It is a difficult time full of anger, and fear, and confusion. And this brings out the worst in people. Some may say that I…

  • Riots , Residents , Empathy , St. Louis , Ferguson

Clothes and manners do not make the man; but, when he is made, they greatly improve his appearance. -Henry Ward Beecher Not long ago, it was commonplace for a man to don a suit every…

  • attire , men's fashion , how to dress , business

Have you ever been to a party when suddenly you hear someone on an instrument? It could be a guitar, a piano, a harmonica, it doesn't matter. You follow the sound to find a crowd…

  • gentlemen , telling , trinity , rule of thirds , arc , story , Gentlemen

A leader in the Oxford Movement and a cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church, John Henry Newman was a prolific writer and one of the most talented rhetoricians in 19th-century England. He served as the…

As many of you remember from my previous post, Penmanship or Doing it Write, I recently set about improving my penmanship. Well, I didn't start right away. No, I took my time getting started only…