Great shave with Feather AS-D2 and the new Fine synthetic brush

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SOTD 3 July 2015

Just received the $20 Fine synthetic shaving brush. I like the design, and the fibers are the same as in the Plisson synthetics. However, there’s some difference in the knot construction that makes the Fine knot not quite so soft as the Plisson—but note that the Plisson brushes cost at least a little more than twice as much as the Fine brush. And the Fine brush is a good brush, much more comfortable than The Grooming Company’s brush, which uses the same synthetic fibers but whose knot is very reluctant to open.

I got a wonderful lather with Essence of Scotland’s Sweet Gale shaving soap, which probably was not called Rusty Nail shaving soap because, although it does have that fragrance, it’s not a good image to connect with shaving.

Three passes with the Feather AS-D2, and a totally BBS face received a good splash of Sierra.

I’ve decided…

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Charice, flop ang show sa Japan?

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GAANO KAYA katotoo ang nakalap naming balita na flop daw ang show ni Charice Pempenco sa Japan entitled Lovely Explosion na prinodyus ng hindi matinong kausap na producer na si Lovely Ishii ng Loyds International Marketing.
Kung dati-rati raw kasi, dinudumog at talaga namang blockbuster at ti…
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America is My Favorite

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5bad11d0-2199-11e5-8352-a54ee272a10cThe other day my niece asked me ‘what is your favorite country?’ Without missing a beat I said “America is my favorite”.  She seemed surprised as if most people said Japan, England or some other country.  To me the answer was obvious.  Other countries are great and have wonderful aspects to them but America will always be my favorite.

There are a lot of reasons I love my country but most importantly is it is a country of dreamers, doers and individual rights.

We are guaranteed rights to speak our minds, worship freely, protect ourselves, and gather together for whatever purpose we see fit.  We cannot be searched unlawfully or treated without due process.  We are not subject to kings, rulers or one groups whims or philosophies.   I understand reality can be less than perfect in enforcing these rights but most countries, even highly developed nations, don’t even have…

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