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Bold Tweed Thursday. . .

An atypical shot of the upper half for today.

Delaying the inevitable this morning over coffee and a glazed doughnut.  In other words, putting off reading through the last nine student learning team papers, which sit just behind my laptop on the large table I've occupied in a quiet corner of the library here at MSU.  So far among the papers I have read and graded this time around, I've seen the pretty good, the irredeemably bad, and the pitifully ugly -- along with a number of excellent papers to be fair about it -- in the bulk of the work that I have read through during the last week and a few days.  Cue up the Ennio Morricone music, please.

In any case, the jacket glimpsed above is a 3/2 number from Southwick that I came across in my favorite thrift/charity haunt several years ago in our old stomping grounds of Central Illinois.  I've got to be careful to keep everything else very plain whenever I wear it for obvious reasons.  The pocket square, not visible here, is plain white.  Other items include golden tan corduroy pants and a pair of Merino wool Fair Isle pattern socks (primarily red and blue) with the usual Allen Edmonds long-wing brogues plus a tan braided belt.

Ok, no sense in fooling around any longer.  Let's get to it.  No time like the present.  Uh-huh!

-- Heinz-Ulrich

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