Category Archives: Manners, Traditions, and Etiquette

In Defense of Cursive

One of the main concepts of Agrarianism is the avoidance of industrial dehumanization and the embracing of that which defines us as individuals. We are not interchangeable parts in a corporate machine. All printing, by definition, looks pretty much the … Continue reading

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Encouraging Our Daughters to Enjoy Childhood

In this day and time our children are being pushed into adulthood long before they are emotionally ready. I won’t go into the myriad reasons for this because I have no wish to start debates with people who want to … Continue reading

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New York City Manners – 1940′s

When asked the question, “What’s wrong with this picture?” any Southern gentleman would immediately know the answer. In truth, I suspect even the men sitting down while the woman is standing also know the answer. Judging by the look on … Continue reading

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Confederate Independence Day – 150 Years of the CSA

Today, February 22, 2012, marks 150 years since the beginning of the Confederate States of America. On February 22, 1862, Jefferson Finis Davis was inaugurated as President of the Confederate States of America, having been elected to that office on … Continue reading

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Education in an Uncertain Future

I recently learned that we are expecting our second grandchild. Our first is but a few months old at this point. As the euphoria of that news begins to drift into thoughts of the future that these children may be … Continue reading

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Paying Homage to What We Know is Wrong

In a recent comment, James (“A New Jersey Copperhead”) said something that begs for further discussion. He said: The Confederate Colonel Project is one of the few forums where one can still oppose the presently dominating egalitarianism, and defend our … Continue reading

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The Importance of Saying Thank You

I recently received a “thank you” note in the mail. It was neatly hand-written on fine embossed stationary. It was not for any sort of major effort on my part – it was a thank you note for merely attending … Continue reading

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Not All Women Appreciate Chivalry

Not All Women Appreciate Chivalry; Only Those Worth Dying For. The Accolade, by Edmund Leighton

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Remembering Names – from The Art of Manliness

The Art of Manliness blog continues its string of articles about the “nuts and bolts” of being a gentleman. This post on remembering names is definitely one you will want to read – and remember. I suspect that, if asked … Continue reading

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The Grand Old Days – a poem

Photo – National Geographic Grand Old Days by Nancy B. Brewer The ruffled dresses, petticoats and fancifully ways, Ice tea, fried chicken and all our Southern ways, Are slowly fading down the river, Like ships upon the bay Poise and … Continue reading

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