Father’s Day Gifts!

Cap'n Jim with a Guinness

Ahoy, Lads! It’s June! Time flies like our vessel glides across the waves – or maybe it just feels that way ‘cause the last bottle of rum I drank was bad. Anyway, swashbucklers, Father’s Day is comin’ upon us rapidly. What does that mean for ye, fierce buccaneers? Well, yer offspring waitin’ for ye on […]

Zen and the Art of Beard Maintenance!

Cap'n Jim Vegas

Ahoy, Mateys! Often a whole caseload of bottles swims towards the Cap’n’s ship and those bottles contain messages from desperate pirates drowning in questions about beard maintenance. Those poor lads are crying into their rum because they don’t know what to do. There be way too much advice out there. Much of it contradicting and […]

Books for Bearded Dads!

Ahoy, Mateys! In his travels across the Seven Seas, the Cap’n sometimes comes across really interesting swashbucklers. Just recently he met a buccaneer by the name of Kellen Roggenbuck who is not only an author and illustrator of children’s books, but also a beard aficionado. Kellen is right now a bit landlocked in Wisconsin (no, […]

A Valentine’s Day Tale!

Ahoy, Mateys! The Cap’n has a treat for you today: a Valentine’s Day story. The Cap’n once knew a pirate lad — let’s call him Joe – who was a very good pirate lad indeed. Joe, our pirate lad, was of the honest and hardworking sort. He was funny and chivalrous. He had a nice […]

Thicken your BEARD!

Cap'n Jim Sunset

Ahoy, Mateys! We all want a thick pirate beard. After all, the thicker the beard, the more virile the swashbuckler. (At least according to this here Cap’n.) That begs the question: how do ye thicken yer best asset? Problem is that genetics plays a big part in how thick yer beard will be. And ye […]