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Tuesday Afternoon. . .

 A Brooks Brothers' sports jacket that, somehow, has never show up here before.  No heavy by any stretch, it is nevertheless a perfect weight for those cooler spring and fall days like today.

A pair of recently acquired cotton dress socks by Dapper Classics.  The shoes, while maintaining their mirror shine on the toe and heel caps could do with a nice application of Safir 'Renovateur' moisturizer and a coat or two of brown polish elsewhere.  I might just tackle that little project this evening after The Young Master's bedtime.

For some strange reason, cool rainy days in the spring, summer, and fall always call this old tune by The Moody Blues to mind.  Here's Forever Afternoon (Tuesday?).  Used to hear it a lot during the early 1980s on Philadelphia's now defunct 94.1 WYSP, at that time one of the two major competing rock stations in that particular market.  93.3 WMMR was the other, and I routinely listened to both along with Allentown's 95.1 WZZO between 1980-1991 until more adult plans and related schooling took me west to Mad Town, Wisconsin (in Dane County), the mighty University of Wisconsin, and education occupied most of the next dozen years or so.  It was the best of times.  It was the worst of times. . . 

-- Heinz-Ulrich


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