Tom Pohrt illustrates a collection of Wendell Berry poems in a lovely volume, perfect as a gift for young and old alike.
Toys From Kaz Woodcraft
Real toys made of real wood for real imaginations.
Hank Williams, 40 Greatest Hits
You cannot know country music without knowing Hank Williams. You also cannot know country music by listening to modern country music radio. A new major Hank Williams biopic will be released in 2015, so you will be ahead of the game.
Derby Pie from Kern’s Kitchen
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like pie. Only Kern’s makes a true Kentucky Derby Pie. They are perfect for Christmas feasting. If you have not had one, then time’s a-wastin!’
Starring a young Ioan Gruffudd, a well-done adaptation of C.S. Forester’s exciting adventure series of Horatio Hornblower books. The books and movies explore the value of honor and duty while getting to launch an explosive broadside now and again.
Do not use shaving cream from a can, or, heaven forbid, let an electric razor touch your face. Do your friend a favor and get him a badger shaving brush. You cannot go wrong with one from Simpson, Vulfix, or Kent.
Books on the topic of this essay may be found in The Imaginative Conservative Bookstore.