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About thegentlemanandscholar

Southern Gentleman transplanted to southern California. I like a good whiskey, wine, or cigar, and try to enjoy the finer things in life. I am a veteran, a writer, a soldier, a businessman, a student, and a sartorialist.

Hero’s Wardrobe Clothing

Good afternoon Ladies & Gentlemen. I’m getting more and more into online shopping, and as much as i might like to, I can’t wear a suit and tie every day. For some more casual looks, with attire for both women … Continue reading

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Getting started in Investing

One of the activities that I enjoy quite a bit, in addition to bourbon, cigars, and wine, is investing. I have been interested in this topic for quite a while. My MBA had a finance concentration and capital management is … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Campaign Medal Watch Band

As many of you who know me might already be aware, I have taken steps to produce the next piece in my line of Campaign Medal Watch Bands designed for Veteran Professionals. I am extremely proud of this Afghanistan Campaign … Continue reading

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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

I would like to congratulate all of the graduating cadets from Britain’s Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. As these newly commissioned lieutenants step into their roles and take command of formations in the British Army they are continuing a proud tradition. … Continue reading

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Publishing on the go…

Like so many people these days, I find myself on the go far more often than I would probably like to be, and as such, my phone is never far from my hand.  In light of these facts, I am … Continue reading

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Gentleman Ranker

“…Sings a Gentleman of England, cleanly bred, machinely crammed, and a trooper of the Empress, if you please…” ~Rudyard Kipling, Gentleman Rankers The fact that I served in the US Army and spent a significant portion of that career deployed … Continue reading

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Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon This is a new bourbon for me – and since I like to try new things and maintain new experiences, that gives it an automatic plus in my book. With Bird Dog, the color is a … Continue reading

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Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

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Notes on the BREXIT

I wish I could say that I saw this coming, but I truthfully did not. I feel for the British people, and I understand where they are coming from, but I did not think that the vote would swing toward … Continue reading

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Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

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