It’s been a rough couple days here at Chateau d’Orthogents.  Coming back from Willcox, my car was impacted, causing it to careen into a concrete median.   The quest for a new vehicle has been super time-consuming, and has left me little time for updating, and has, to pardon the idiom, caught me with my pants down somewhat in terms of backup material.

So, instead of actual content, more links:

http://verilymag.com/gentleman-speak-a-gentleman-in-progress/

(mostly pointing out that Gentlemen are self-made, or societal made, rather than born as they are.)

http://orthogals.com/2013/08/26/the-blessings-of-singlehood/ 

(Yes, there are blessings to being single, and here are a lot of them!)

http://www.artofmanliness.com/2009/10/14/a-pipe-smoking-primer/

(A primer on how to smoke a pipe from Art of Manliness)

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