Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Pop's inner laborer.

This is my straw Stetson. I bought it many years ago at Neiman-Marcus (back when they handled a few items of Western Wear for real oilmen). It listed for $225, mainly because of the fancy pheasant hatband, but it was still top of the line panama straw. I got it at Last Call™ for $25.

The years took their toll. The hatband migrated to the straw that inspired Pop's Hat. But this hat labors on... mainly when I do yard work or cook out.

P.S. That's a bootlace substituting for a hatband.

Saturday, August 04, 2007

First grab.

June Anne LaGrone (granddaughter) makes her first grab of Pop's hat.

Red letter day.