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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For July 2020

We are almost halfway through 2020 already … and it has been a rather interesting year so far, to say the least. Today, I am going to talk about some of the posts that I’ll be writing down in July. My features are coming back this month … and, then, I’ll give my features a break in August as I prepare to celebrate my blog’s sixth year.

One of my blog posts will be entitled “I still have my half-zip hooded jacket two years later!” I will talk about my grey half-zip Beautiful Giant hooded jacket, which I have owned for nearly two years, in the blog post.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Our new bathroom is three years old!” I will talk about our bathroom in that blog post at some point in July.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “I have owned my Pitt tank top for five years!” I have owned my blue Pitt tank top for nearly five years now … and I will talk about it in the blog post next month.

I will write my 1,400th blog post next month … and it will be entitled “Joseph’s 1,400th Blog Post Is About A Classy Zip-Up Hoodie!” I can’t tell you which hoodie I will talk about in my 1,400th blog post, but I can assure you it will be about a classy hoodie. Which one do you think I will talk about in that blog post in July?

I will be using my blog’s features in July. Let me tell you how I’ll be using them this time. Some of these posts may catch your eye.

Joseph’s Flashback-Joseph saw the old WPXI building on Television Hill before it was torn down!
Joseph Has A Question For You-How should Joseph celebrate his blog’s sixth birthday next month?
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace-Watching WQED on weekend afternoons
Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post-Joseph “Gets Railed” For The Holidays In A Stylish Way!

I hope you guys will be able to check out at least one of my blog posts in July. At least one of them may catch your eye. Enjoy your day and stay safe!

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This is what Joseph did while he was off from work for three months!

Tomorrow morning, at 9:30, I will be at T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods in Bridgeville for the first time since the afternoon of March 13th.  For just over three months, I have not been able to leave my house too much, except to walk to my mailbox.  I was able to leave my house while wearing a mask on both Friday, June 12th, and Tuesday, June 16th.

As I prepare to get back to a normal routine again, I would like to show you what I did over the past three months … and I have talked about some of these events in a few of my blog posts.  So, without further ado, let me show you what I did over the past three months while I was off from work.

On March 15, 2020, there was some snow on our property. You could still see the grass on our property, but there was a decent amount of snow on the ground that morning.

On March 15, 2020, there was a lot of snow on our deck. It covered up all of the items that were on our deck that morning.

This is my red and blue Saddlebred polo shirt, which is the subject of my 1,325th blog post. The shirt is very classy … and I got it for Christmas nearly three months ago.

I really like my red and blue Saddlebred polo shirt. The shirt is very classy … and I will continue to wear it often in the future.

I have owned this plaid long-sleeve button-down shirt from Chaps for just over one year now. I bought the shirt at T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods in Bridgeville in March of 2019. The shirt has a front pocket with the Chaps logo on it … and the colors that are on the shirt are white, blue, pink and purple.

Brady has now been with us for one year now. I snapped this photo inside of our kitchen.

Brady is celebrating his first year in our house. I snapped this photo on our front porch … and, as you can see here, we are practice “Social Distancing” as I self one of the four selfies that we took today.

I have owned my grey and black Puma jacket for just over two years now. Every time I wear the jacket, it gives me extra class and extra swag.

You can zip up the Puma jacket halfway whenever you wear it. You should never zip it up the whole way. This method may come in handy if you wear it with jeans and a T-shirt.

You can also leave it unzipped if you are wearing a button-down shirt or a nice dress shirt,

On April 5, 2020, I wrote my 1,337th blog post on my blog. I didn’t know that “1,337” is a special number on this bog.

On April 8, 2020, while I was sitting in our blue living room chair for a few minutes that morning, I noticed that Brady was resting behind our chairs in the early morning hours. I was surprised to see him there whenever I was relaxing in the living room at around 4:30 in the morning.

These are my hand creams. I like them a lot … and I use them whenever my hands get dry and cracked. Some of them work better than others, but they all make my hands feel soft and smooth.

I snapped this selfie in our living room on April 12, 2020 … and I also wanted to include my Senior Class photo, which is from 2003, in the selfie. You can see it on the top right hand corner of this selfie.

These are my Easter baskets for 2020. I didn’t have a proper Easter basket this year, so I got my treats in three small red plastic bowls. The bowls have jelly beans, York peppermint patties and egg-shaped Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

On April 14, 2020, while Brady and I were in our dining room that morning, we were able to practice Social Distancing for a few short minutes. Brady likes to be close to people, but he needs to practice Social Distancing by staying at least six feet away from us for a while. It may be hard for him to do just that, though.

This is my green and yellow Brasil jacket. It was the subject of my seventh blog post, which I wrote down on September 7, 2014. My friend and cousin, Shane Trylko, also has this jacket … and our jackets are our “friendship jackets.”

On April 20, 2020, I received two interesting gifts. One is a white mask from 3M … and one is a classy blue pullover from an organization called Progressive Turnout Project.

On April 20, 2020, I was able to wear my new white 3M mask for a few short minutes. I won’t be wearing it too much since I’ll be at home quite a bit, but if the time comes for me to wear the mask, I’ll be ready. As you can see in these photos, it’s hard for me to wear this mask with my glasses. Yes, the mask covers the mouth and the nose.

On April 20, 2020, I was able to wear my new blue pullover from the Progressive Turnout Project, which is an organization that encourages people to vote in their locations.
The word “Resist” is in white, the word “Organize” is in blue and the word “Vote” is in red. The logo for Progressive Turnout Project appears underneath of those three words.

My 1,350th blog post is about my grey FILA jacket. It’s a classy jacket … and it goes nicely with blue jeans and button-down shirts. You can also wear it with white jeans, as you can see here in this photo. I bought the jacket at T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods in Bridgeville in December of 2019.

This is a close-up shot of my grey FILA jacket. The jacket is the subject of my 1,350th blog post.

On April 21, 2020, while I was staying home during the current Coronavirus Outbreak, I was able to see some clouds in the skies above South Fayette. The clouds were white, dark and grey … and I saw “blue holes” and some “grey holes” in the clouds.

On April 26, 2020, I was listening to 90.5 WESA, which is one of Pittsburgh’s three NPR stations, on my clock radio, which is in my bedroom. I asked you guys if I should do just that back in February … and I actually said I should do so.

On April 26, 2020, I snapped this selfie in front of my tall mirror. The tall mirror is by my bedroom door.

I have owned this classy Dragon Ball Z T-shirt for just over one year now.

May 4th is National Orange Juice Day. Now, on May 4, 2020, I drank a small cup of Tropicana Orange Juice in a small coffee cup. I’m drinking to drink orange juice as often as I can.

This is my new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt. I apologize if the photo is sideways. That’s sort of how it looked on my smartphone’s camera.

On the back of my new “Star Wars” shirt, you can see the dates that the “Star Wars” movies were first shown in theaters. This is a so-called “tour dates” shirt.

I have owned this grey Pittsburgh Penguins T-shirt for four years now. I purchased it on May 9, 2016, at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx.

For the past year now, I have owned a classy ensemble. It consists of my grey Nike half-zip pullover, my grey Chaps polo shirt, my purple crew neck T-shirt from Arizona and my dark wash jeans from Chaps.

I am wearing my grey Chaps polo shirt, my dark wash Chaps jeans and my purple crew neck T-shirt, which is from Arizona, in this photo.

In this photo, I am wearing my purple crew neck T-shirt, which is from Arizona, and my dark wash Chaps jeans.

Joseph received a black “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt and a black Calvin Klein bomber coat for his 34th birthday.

On May 12, 2020, I wore my black “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt, exactly one week after I got it as a late birthday present.

Here is the back of my “Star Wars” T-shirt.

My new black bomber coat, which is from Calvin Klein, has a lot of zippers and pockets on it. Here is a close-up shot of one of those zippers. This is actually a pocket with a zipper on it … and it’s hidden inside of a regular pocket.

Here is another one of the zippers that can be found on my black Calvin Klein bomber coat. This zippered pocket is hidden inside of this so-called cargo pocket. The cargo pocket is on the jacket’s left sleeve.

Here is my black bomber coat, which is from Calvin Klein. This jacket is classy … and, yes, it’s perfect for classy gentlemen like myself. Will I wear it a lot in the future? Absolutely. I won’t wear it too much at first since the weather is starting to warm up.

As you can see here, my new black Calvin Klein bomber coat is giving me class in a big way. This jacket is classy … and it’s perfect for classy gentlemen like myself.

Here is a close-up shot of my new black Calvin Klein bomber jacket.

Joseph’s blog reached the 8,000-views mark on May 14, 2020.

On May 14, 2020, my blog reached the 8,000-views mark. I am holding up the sign in this photo.

On May 18, 2020, I snapped this selfie in my “computer room,” just about four hours before I got my much-needed haircut at home.

On May 18, 2020, I got a much-needed haircut in my living room. How do you guys like this haircut?

On May 16, 2020, Brady put his head up while he was sitting right in front of the blue seat.

On May 16, 2020, Brady was sitting right in front of the blue seat, which is in our living room.

On May 16, 2020, Brady sat in the blue living room seat for a little while.

On May 20, 2020, Susan Pratt, who is my mother and is one of this blog’s followers, draw this fantastic picture of me on a block of wood.

This is my grey half-zip Columbia pullover. The color’s name is “Charcoal Heather.” The pullover is the subject of my 1,375th blog post … and it’s a classy pullover, nonetheless.

I am able to wear my grey Columbia half-zip pullover with class each and every time.

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A classy jacket for a classy gentleman

As I stated in yesterday’s blog post, I only received two birthday presents for my 34th birthday because of the COVID-19 Outbreak.  I didn’t want to buy a lot of presents because of it … and I did like the presents that I received.  I already talked about my new “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt in a blog post a few days ago, so, today, I’m going to talk about the other item that I got for my birthday this year.  That would be my black bomber coat from Calvin Klein.

Now, this jacket has a lot of zippers and pockets on it … and I will be showing you the zippers and the pockets up close before I show you the coat itself.

Now, the zippers that you saw in those two pockets are actually part of the so-called zippered pockets that can be found all over the coat.  They are cleverly hidden inside of the regular pockets … and one of those zippered pockets is inside of a cargo pocket, which is on the jacket’s left sleeve.

Now I am going to show you the black bomber coat, which is from Calvin Klein.  As I just said before, the coat is full of zippers and pockets.  You can possibly see the pockets clearly in the photo that you’re about to see.  See if you can spot the zippered pockets and the regular pockets whenever you look at the photo.

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Here is my black bomber coat, which is from Calvin Klein. This jacket is classy … and, yes, it’s perfect for classy gentlemen like myself. Will I wear it a lot in the future? Absolutely. I won’t wear it too much at first since the weather is starting to warm up.

As you can see here, I really like this jacket a lot … and I have been able to wear it a few times since I got it as a late birthday present this past Friday.  The very next day, I was able to wear it for a while.  I snapped two photos of myself wearing the jacket … and, as you’re about to see in those photos, the jacket is giving me a lot of class.

I hope you guys like this black Calvin Klein bomber coat as much as I do.  I probably won’t wear it too much at first since the weather is starting to get warmer, but, when it gets colder later this year, I will be wearing it a lot.  This classy jacket is perfect for classy gentlemen like myself.  If you or someone you know knows a classy gentleman that may want a classy coat for 2020, may I suggest buying a black Calvin Klein bomber coat in either a store or online?

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Did I get any presents for my 34th birthday?

Now, my 34th birthday was nearly two weeks ago … and, because of the Coronavirus Outbreak, I wasn’t able to buy as many presents as I wanted to this year, but, as you know, I was pleased with the two items that I did receive for my 34th birthday.

Now, for my 34th birthday, I received a black “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt and a black Calvin Klein bomber coat.  Both of these items are fantastic … and they are perfect for classy gentlemen like myself.

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Joseph received a black “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” T-shirt and a black Calvin Klein bomber coat for his 34th birthday.

I hope you guys like these two items as much as I do.  I will be wearing both of these items many times in the future.  Now, I probably won’t wear my Calvin Klein coat too much for a while since the weather is starting to warm up, but I will definitely try to wear my “Star Wars” T-shirt many times in the future, even though I’m not a huge fan of the movie.

Just for fun, I’m going to show you two photos of me wearing the “Star Wars” T-shirt.  I am showing you both sides of the T-shirt in the photos … and, next time, I will talk about my black Calvin Klein coat in a blog post.

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Blog Post Number 1,350 Is About A Classy Jacket!

Today, I am writing my 1,350th blog post here on my blog … and, today, I’m going to talk about a very classy jacket.  Since I already talked about my grey and black Puma jacket in a blog post earlier this month, I’m going to talk about a jacket that’s just as classy.  That would be my grey FILA jacket.  I bought it at T.J. Maxx and HomeGoods in Bridgeville in December of 2019.  The jacket is very classy … and I have worn it several times since I got it.  The jacket goes very nicely with button-down shirts and blue jeans.  I will continue to wear this jacket many more times in the future.

There’s a line that goes across the front part of the jacket … and the line is separated by the zipper.  The word FILA appears above the line … and it’s on the right side of the jacket.  You can also see a big dark grey line and two small white lines at the ends of both of the jacket’s sleeves … and you can also see them at the bottom of the jacket.

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Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post: My green and yellow Brasil jacket

Today, I would like to talk about one of the first blog posts that I ever wrote on my blog.  I wrote my seventh blog post down on September 7, 2014 … and it is entitled “My green and yellow Brasil jacket.”  In the post, I talked about my green and yellow Brasil jacket, which I purchased at Bridgeville T.J. Maxx back in February of 2014.  I showed you both sides of my jacket in the blog post.  I also bought one for my cousin and friend, Shane Trylko.  He likes his jacket as much as I like mine.  These jackets are our “friendship jackets.”  I was inspired to write this blog post because I wanted to show you guys a fantastic jacket.

Last March, I was able to revisit that blog post as my blog was celebrating its fifth year.

Before I show you the link to the blog post, I would like you to see me and Shane wearing this green and yellow Brasil jacket in some photos.

Here’s the link to the blog post …
My green and yellow Brasil jacket (September 7, 2014)

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I still have my grey and black Puma jacket two years later!

For just over two years now, I have owned one of the classiest jackets in my wardrobe … and that would be my grey and black Puma jacket.  The jacket always gives me class and swag whenever I wear it.  I like the jacket so much … and I’m able to keep it on my computer room’s chair at all times.  My chair will have extra class and extra swag, thanks to that jacket.

As I said before, I really like this jacket … and I will try to wear it many more times in the future.

I have worn my grey and black Puma jacket many times over the past two years.

As you can see here, I really like this grey and black Puma jacket a lot … and I would like to thank a couple of my friends for having the chance to wear this jacket with class as well … and they are Jook Greer and Michael Keehn.  They are just as classy as I am.

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Joseph’s Top Blog Posts For April 2020

Spring is now in full swing … and, before you know it, the month of April will be here.  Then, in just a few weeks, I will be celebrating my 34th birthday.  Just don’t ask me how I’ll be celebrating it just yet.  Fears of the Coronavirus may cause me to celebrate it at home; however, you will have to answer a question about my birthday plans in a blog post in April.

Now, today, I’m going to tell you about some of the blog posts that I’ll be writing down in April.  I will give you guys some fantastic posts throughout April … and I hope you guys can check out at least one of these posts whenever you can.

One of my blog posts will be entitled “Brady Has Been With Us For One Year Now!”  Brady first came to our house on March 30, 2019.  It seems like he first came to our house yesterday.  He’s a fantastic dog … and I will talk about his first year with us in a blog post on March 30th.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Happy 3rd Birthday, Ezra!”  Ezra is the son of my cousin, Sarah Smith, and Tim Smith, who is Mr. Classy’s “stand-in.”  I will wish Ezra a happy birthday in a blog post in April.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Jay Papuga Is A Very Classy Friend Of Mine.”  I will talk about my friend, Jay Papuga, in a blog post in April.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “I still have my grey and black Puma jacket two years later!”  I will talk about my grey and black Puma jacket in a blog post in April.

Another one of my blog posts will be entitled “Blog Post Number 1,350 Is About A Classy Jacket!”  In my 1,350th blog post, I will talk about one of my jackets.  I can’t tell you which jacket it will be about, but I’ll give you a hint.  It won’t be about my grey and black Puma jacket.  I will actually talk about it in one of the blog posts that I just mentioned before.  It will be about a jacket that’s just as classy as that Puma jacket is.

I will also be using my blog’s features in April.  Let me tell you how I’ll be using them this time…

Joseph’s Flashback-Our house was partially empty for years before we bought it!
Joseph Has A Question For You-Should Joseph go to DeBlaze Grill for his birthday this year?
Joseph’s Moment Of Peace-Joseph’s Hand Creams
Let’s Talk About A Past Blog Post-My green and yellow Brasil jacket

I hope you guys will check out at least one of my blog posts in April … and I hope you guys will continue to stay home and stay safe during the Coronavirus Outbreak.  We will do our best to get through it together.  Enjoy your day!

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Derek Papakie Turns 30 Today!

Today, I would like to wish my cousin, Derek Papakie, a happy 30th birthday.  Derek is one of the classiest people I have ever known.  He is both a fantastic friend and a terrific cousin … and he has been a terrific father since last July.

Now, in the first half of the 2010s, Derek and I were “twinning” a lot.  We would wear matching T-shirts, matching jackets, matching sandals, matching sports jerseys, matching hats and even matching polo shirts.

So, today, I would like to say “happy 30th birthday” to Derek Papakie.  Happy 30th birthday, Derek!

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Is this grey Michael Kors jacket classy or what?

Before I start my vacation this evening, I would like to talk about the first jacket that turned me into “Mr. Classy” … and that would be my grey Michael Kors jacket.  I have owned this jacket since December of 2015 … and, several days after I bought it, it would start turning me into “Mr. Classy” every time I would wear it.  Now, “Mr. Classy” is in his fifth year … and I will continue to call myself “Mr. Classy” whenever I wear the grey Michael Kors jacket.  “Mr. Classy” also has the black leather jacket from Vintage Leather, the grey Nike half-zip pullover and the light wash denim jacket from Brooklyn Cloth Company.  “Mr. Classy” will add a fifth item to his wardrobe in a matter of days … and I can’t tell you what it will be just yet.  You’ll have to wait a while to find out what item it will be.

Is this grey Michael Kors jacket classy or what?

Now, from 7:00 this evening until 5:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 2nd, I will give my computer a break … and, next week, I will write two fantastic blog posts for you guys.  I will use one of my blog’s features in one of my blog posts next week.  Enjoy your day, my friends!

As I wrap up this blog post, I would like to give a special thanks to two people who have been able to be Mr. Classy’s “stand-ins” … and they are Jonathan Reed and Tim Smith.  They have been able to wear the grey Michael Kors jackets with class each and every time.