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
"Fantastic! I hope you get out of Masonry as much as I have. :)
It's possible that jurisdictional laws may vary, but at least in Texas a lapsed Mason would not be considered eligible as a Masonic reference. Now would be a great time for your…"
"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…"
"My current spray is Sauvage. Wife took one whiff and had an immediate emotional reaction (positive, very positive).
Good Life was my former fav, but they stopped manufacturing it. But it was the one my wife raved about."
"Oh, and smell great. None of the dime store stuff. Spend time sampling premium colognes. The more expensive colognes (like above $40/oz) have better ingredients like whale vomit which make them superior.
You really need to try them on and wear them…"
"There's one thing that you have which most find sexy as snot: maturity, confidence, and power. You know how to carry yourself (regardless of level of fitness), you have learned how to wear clothes, you know how to enter a room, etc.
"I'm getting there, at 53...
Get your hair cut often, and well. Find a good barber, then with he (or she) find a style that works for you without too much fussing. A good haircut goes a long way, along with advice to trim beard hair if you have…"
"BTW: you live in a rich and vibrant city! You have a gazillion activities to choose from. Start thinking about community involvement.
Also, if you are prone to do nothing on weekends, then it's OK to have her come and hang. If she doesn't…"
"What do you normally do for leisure during the Winter. Do you normally go ice skating? Do you go to lectures? Do you go to plays? Movies? Work out? Hang out at home? Indoor botanical gardens? Play video games?
I recommend that you do dates which…"