Shortly after I joined the Art of Manliness social network there was a post on reviving the art of letter writing and then another on stationery. I have been notorious for my lack of communication in general, but particularly in the area of mail correspondence. Nevertheless, the posts struck a chord within me. Shortly after … Continue reading Contact!
Dudes, color coordination is not just for chicks. Here are some basic principles when dressing up a bit (so I'm not talking about lounging in a pair of Jeans, T-shirt and combat boots here). Socks: Sock color should match your pants, not your shirt or shoes. Shoes: Wear brown shoes with brown or blue pants/suit. … Continue reading Color Coordination
I finally have my copy. A big thanks to a friend who purchased the book for me. If your unfamiliar with the book and/or the website, I recommend both. The Art of Manliness website is a great place for guys to discover and discuss the classical art of being a man. I have discovered all … Continue reading The Man Book
The following are some basic principles on having a discussion with another person with whom you disagree, particularly in political and religious matters. I would like to give credit where due, and thank Andrew Barbour who posted an article entitled, “How to Argue” on The Art of Manliness website. His article helped me to formulate … Continue reading Basic Principles on Argument and Debate
Some great posts on manliness from The Art of Manliness. Command a Room Like a Man How to Exit a Room Like a Man Bringing Back the Hat
I fixed it! I finally replaced the A/C and heater blower motor in the van. The blower motor went out during our family vacation in July, while on the road through Navada with a van load of kids. Not fun. I took out the old one a month or so back only to discover I’d … Continue reading Fixed It!
There’s a reason so many motivational speakers use sports as a metaphor for life. There are innumerable parallels between what it takes to be successful both in real life and on the playing field.