Monthly Archives: July 2015

Head’s Up: The Mad Men Auction is Live

So the good folks at ScreenBid have 1384 items from the Mad Men series.  You won’t believe what’s there…everything you can think of, and a bunch of stuff that you forgot about.  Careful, this is a complete black hole…you’ll get lost and lose an hour or two in a hurry.  I mean, that’s what I […]

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#OrvisFlyFishing Trout Bum Contest – Hurry!

The good folks over at Orvis are having a #OrvisFlyFishing contest. Tag your fly-fishing adventure photos #orvisflyfishing on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and you could win an awesome prize package of fly-fishing gear and clothing from our men’s Trout Bum collection (above).  From personal experience, I got that quarter zip for my dad, and he […]

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Harbour Island Reverb: One Year

One year ago…not only did I marry my angel, but we got to experience Harbour Island for an extended period of time.  Looking back at some of my images:   Yes, we are planning our return trip for 2016.

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rick sjoholm - July 30, 2015 - 5:38 AM

What great memories!!! Happy First and count us in if room on the puddle jumper!


Joe Gartin - August 4, 2015 - 12:10 PM

Nice pictures, and that Land Rover!

Sale Stuff | Red Clay Soul - August 14, 2015 - 9:39 AM

[…] all for under $200(!).  I’ve had my eye on this belt ever since my wedding/honeymoon down in Harbour Island where we did quite a bit of […]

Travel Stuff | Red Clay Soul - February 24, 2016 - 6:32 PM

[…] first flight to Nassau is followed by a 10-person puddle jumper to ELU and then a boat ride over to Harbour Island.  It’s important to pack light, but to pack smart.  Here are some essentials that always […]

The Red Clay Soul Gifts for Guys Guide

I get questions readers quite frequently about what gifts to get for guys.  Whether its from a mother, wife, sister, brother, etc, for a wedding, graduation, groomsman gift, birthday, or Christmas, guys are TOUGH to buy for.  Clothes are tricky, as there is rarely an element of surprise (unless you just know…).  Gift certificates are […]

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Ryan - July 24, 2015 - 10:57 AM

A nice vintage watch. You don’t have to spend a ton to get a nice, interesting piece. Some vintage Omegas can be found in good shape for between $500-$1000. If you want to spend less, vintage pieces from brands like Longines or Tissot can be found in the $100-$300 range. Not to mention the cool stuff you can find from now defunct brands that died during the quartz crisis.

KC - July 27, 2015 - 10:44 PM

War Damn

Hudson W. - July 31, 2015 - 11:12 AM

You’re a dawg,,,get that crap out of here!

Front Pocket Wallet People: I Found Something…

I’m a front pocket wallet guy…and I’m also a minimalist when it comes to my EDC.  I have been through a couple of front pocket wallets over the past year, and haven’t landed on the right solution.  I used a traditional card case for quite some time, but it ended up stretching out to the […]

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Neil D - July 23, 2015 - 12:37 PM

I carry something similar, along with a simple Tiffany money clip (wedding present) for cash. Been a good combo for me.

Seve - July 23, 2015 - 3:49 PM
RHW - July 27, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Check out Chester Mox…

I’ve carried their card case #52 in No. 8 Horween for about 4 years now (along with a money clip for bills). My CM holds driver license and ccw permit, two debit cards, a credit card, and two paper business cards with ease. It’s 4.25″ x 2.8″.

PatrickF - August 22, 2015 - 9:30 AM

Tried to track this down, but I can’t find it anywhere. Any idea where I can find it, or if it will be in stock again soon?

Drake’s At East Dane

Team: Looking to seriously up your tie game?  Drake’s, as most of you know, are arguably the nicest ties in the world.  There is a really nice sale on a nice selection of Drake’s ties over on East Dane. There aren’t many left, so get some while the gettin’s good…  

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Jason Isbell’s “Something More Than Free”

Admittedly, I am a casual Drive By Truckers listener.  I know about Patterson and Isbell, and I do enjoy their music.  I have been to shows, and I have all their albums (via Spotify), but they have never made a dent in my rotation.  While this may not be relevant, it’s important to bring this up […]

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Jacob - July 21, 2015 - 7:19 PM

Isbell’s work as a solo artist only reaffirms how valuable he was to DBT’s songwriting prowess. DBT has never been the same post Isbell’s departure.

Not a bad Twitter follow either. Big Braves fan.

JNN - July 21, 2015 - 10:35 PM

I’m coming from the other end of the spectrum re: perspective on the music. I’m a huge DBT fan and have been following Isbell’s solo career since the beginning. I’ve seen DBT 20+ times and Isbell solo 20+ times, from a few dozen people in a dive bar to several thousand at recent shows.

I absolutely love about half of “Something More Than Free.” The other half of it doesn’t speak to me as much as some of his earlier work, especially musically. Some of his sound is moving away from soul, R&B, and rock and more towards folk – a move that doesn’t fit my tastes – but that’s OKAY 🙂

SMTF is full of great songwriting, phrasing, perspective, and personal growth. On the whole, it’s probably my least favorite of all of Isbell’s solo work. But it’s an outstanding album nonetheless.

My favorite cuts: “If It Takes a Lifetime,” “24 Frames,” “Something More Than Free,” and “Palmetto Rose.”

Owen - July 22, 2015 - 1:00 AM

DBT’s best songwriter is Mike Cooley. Always has been. Incredible stuff. I like Jason but DBT in their prime was better than what either he or the rest of the band has done without the others.

Jeff Griffin - August 12, 2015 - 4:56 PM

Isbell. Sturgill. Add to the list the incomparable Chris Stapleton. Check out his twitter feed for an awesome picture of Bill Murray singing along at the concert in Charleston.