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April Fool Monday Style. . .


A rather quiet day on campus today.  It seems, given the sunny day and the fact that it is Easter Monday -- which school pupils and college students once upon a time long ago had off --  that many students simply took a personal day whether they went home for the weekend, remained in town on campus.  In any case, yours truly is not one to miss a chance to dress up a bit regardless of the day or occasion.  

Still chilly despite the sunshine today, so a wool flannel three-piece remains a good choice.  Soft and toasty warm.  We've seen this vintage Polo number many times before.  However, it has been a long while since the necktie has made an appearance as part of any ensemble.  High time to remedy that omission.  

I actually wore this tie on my wedding day back in June 2006, and it never fails to bring an added spring to my step when I wear it.  Must do so again before too long since the semester ends in less than a month, and then, excepting a conference in New Orleans at the start of June, daily wear will soon enough revert to chino shorts, Madras, and pique knit Polo shirts, with the odd long-sleeved Rugby jersey for cooler mornings and evenings, until the Fall 2024 semester kicks off at the end of August.

But let's not pout the cart before the horse.

-- Heinz-Ulrich


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