"final straight" I see what you did there
When I got married (the second time, the right time), Take Five was my chosen walk-in song as I made my way up the aisle. It always makes me smile. I hope it can do the same for you in this tough time.Shave #15
- Still In -
- Grooming Dept's Spa Pre-Shave
- Grooming Dept’s Lavender - SOTM
- SOC Boar
- Ralf Aust - 6/8
- Kiehl's Blue Astringent
- Stirling's Glacial Deep Blue Sea Splash
Yesterday was shaping to be a great shave, had my technique been solid. My mind was wavering and I found it hard to remain focused - as going into the morning, this (knowingly) would be the least challenging bit of my day. Our family had a funeral to attend.
I will share high level below the picture of my shave kit - it is of a highly sensitive and heavy topic
The shave left a lot to be desired and a key takeaway from this one (now) would be to fall back on the DE if I can’t retain full awareness.
As a parent of teen girls I have been constantly presented with a number of new challenges and opportunities to communicate and provide guidance while taking in and engaging my emotions and sensitivities.
The past few weeks have been the most difficult and challenging experience in this regard - helping my oldest child cope with the untimely loss of a very very good friend. A loss so tragic and devastating that some three weeks later, while we have some understanding, still cannot wrap our heads around what and how this could have happened - but depression is a ditch too deep for some.
If I may:
Please love your family and friends ferociously and without reservation
Be considerate and kind to strangers
Smile more - The impact this may have on someone’s day is so underrated; expressed first hand from her father.
Sorry to be such a downer - I promise I’ll share soon what impact this kind, gentle, and compassionate girl had over both of my daughters and to her community.
RIP Alex and thank you for all you’ve done for my family.
Gentlemen, I am OUT, big time. Though I partially paid for it by selling (several) other razors, though it is my birthday in a few weeks, though I feared it would be sold out by October 1st, I bought a Blackland Osprey yesterday!
Personally, I still feel as though I've won something, in that I did restrain for 21 days, but I did fail to the tune of $400.00 on the 22nd. See you in November, GRUME!
Sorry to see you guys go. FOMO is real...and deadly! As usual, we would love to see pics of what knocked you out, and I really hope to see you each in October.The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry
Gentlemen I'm out - Shavemac did an early autumn sale (-20%) that still runs until Oct. 8th.
So I already ordered my Christmas present today, a 24mm Finest Fan.
Will stick around until the end of September and then properly join in October again.