"The problem with clothing for larger men, is once you get past XL, shirts especially just come in a square shape. Which doesn't help to change any view if we have... ahem... a "daddy belly."
I have the additional problem of being long…"
"Tucked in and fitted are actually your allies when dealing with a skinny build, as untucked and square is just going to hang off of you and make you look like a walking wire hanger.
Shirts with horizontal patterns, or…"
"Having done this exact thing let me offer a bit of advice. Be careful about the tip of the pen you get. I got the calligraphy tip because it was what I thought I should get, but the calligraphy tips are flat and sharp cornered - and the…"
"Formal business correspondence, such as a letter to a politician, was always better typed, for as long as typewriters have been generally available.
The meta-skills involved in penmanship - fine motor skills, attention to detail, carefulness,…"
"I've never had much experience with calligraphy, having what teachers and my mother have always called "atrocious" handwriting. I cannot write a grocery list, recipe, poem, song, or little notes to my wife without the recipient having…"
"I have the penmanship of a doctor. They studied for many years to get handwriting that bad.
I should consider myself fortunate that i have the same penmanship without the training.
Compliments of the computer age i don't write that much.…"
" Do it John! Do it now and start with the finest (narrowest) calligraphy pin you can find but use one with an ink insert. Carry it everywhere. Use it every time you sign your name. You'll soon be writing…"
"You quite probably already know this, but for preventing ink smears, fountain pens and gel pens are not your friends.
I wish I could remember the instructions the nuns used back in my day, but there was a certain way the southpaws had to…"
"Chuck — for "handwriting first aid" would you accept Handwriting Repair? My students have included quite a few left-handers — including more than a few forcibly "rightified" left-handers.
Kate Gladstone — the…"
"I have a real issue with (lack of) penmanship. I was held back a year in elementary school for poor penmanship. I'm a lefty and the school required right-handed writing only, which I could not do. Never went back to that…"
"Penmanship. Oh how I have been striving for neat legible handwriting since I first took up a pencil. I agree penmanship have fallen to the keyboard. I have been looking for a penmanship aid and could not find one. I would love to read an article…"
"I know this is an old thread, and I apologize for resurrecting it, but I wanted to let everyone know of a new product we're carrying at the Pear Tree Pen Company that is directly relevant to this topic. It is a self-guided course on…"
"My brother lived at home with my parents until he was 30 and then left home to get married. He is 58 now and has got through life without boiling an egg, his wife gave up on trying to domesticate him, how bad is that?
some guys never date or marry…"
Personally, I have come to the conclusion that to be a nice person, with a sense of honor, and to show courtesy, good manners, and self-restraint are desirable, preferable behaviors, and this kind of approach should generally be adopted and practiced in everyday life. In most matters, or at least for others' peoples perceptions of you, the guiding principle should be to do what you feel is right, fair, and just, and to behave in a polite, friendly, and respectful manner.Now, here is the…See More
"It may quite simply be that your brother, as much as you love him, is at bottom, a user. And your parents are his enablers.
I've know users who will rely on a combination of expressed self-worthlessness, self-inability to "do…"
"The main problem with forming this kind of group, is that everyone who is interested and willing is living far apart from each other. Pretty much you have to do something like this online, in a forum type of environment like this one. That…"