Greetings.My name is Brad Felmey and I've lived my entire life in a little town just west of Fort Worth, TX.I have been active civically and politically for most of my life. I'm a past master and…Continue
"Mongoose, the protocol for visitation varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Even within a jurisdiction, there can be variation based upon whether the visitor hails from within or without the jurisdiction. Specific to Pennsylvania, this document…"
"I have heard the same argument made with circular logic. Prevent black men from joining regular Masonry, forcing a schism, then prevent them from joining regular Masonry *because* the schism presents them another option. It's almost always made…"
"A mountaintop degree? That is awesome. What a great introduction to Masonry. You lucky guy.
The race barrier is falling all over the place (even in the Old South) - as it should. The character of the man should be all that's considered, as…"
"I'm glad you persisted, Brad. Some lodges out there are... hmmm... I'll stop right there. Other lodges are excellent, though, and I hope this is the positive experience you need at this time in your life."
"My lodge also needed line openings filled. I was raised a master mason, went to one stated meeting, then went to the west.
I recommend going through the line and learning each thing one at a time. I wished I had, although I recognize the need they…"
"I agree with you Carl, I have felt that since we change from New Warrior Network to MKP the dynamics have changed to more marketing / numbers / services - but that is what happens when you move from men sharing what they have found to be…"
"Tent camping - typically take a Coleman camp stove, cast iron skillet, and 1-2 dutch ovens. I'll prep food as much as I can before we leave (aka putting all the dry ingredients in pancake batter together, mixing spices, stuff like that)."
"OK, here it is in simpler English. COTTON KILLS. It gets wet, stays wet, and wicks body heat away from you. The OPs "go to" trousers and shirt...cotton. At best a poly/cotton blend, but cotton cloth. If you're…"
"Eggs, yes. Dairy, not a lot due to lactose intolerance, but cheese is usually okay in moderate amounts. Fish, not so much.
And she hates tofu as well. A lot of the stuff we eat together is Mediterranean or Central/South American…"