C. Armstrong
  • Male
  • Chattanooga, TN
  • United States
Share on Facebook
Share Twitter

C. Armstrong's Friends

  • Adam
  • Todd Serveto

C. Armstrong's Discussions

Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers

Started this discussion. Last reply by C. Armstrong Jan 6, 2013. 18 Replies

Afternoon, men,I'm working on a blog that provides help for husbands and fathers who take on these frightening responsibilities before age 25. I want to offer insights and tips, not exactly Art of…Continue

Updating Wood Paneling

Started this discussion. Last reply by Greg Carter Jun 2, 2013. 3 Replies

Fellows,I've been working awhile filling in the circa 1960 wood paneling in the new house, trying to get the wall to look flat. Based on some DIY instructions and videos, I decided to pack the cracks…Continue

Tags: DIY

Mucho gusto.

Started this discussion. Last reply by MarkTalbert May 4, 2012. 2 Replies

Morning, gentlemen. I've been an avid AoM reader for awhile, and I'm looking to step further into the iron-sharpening world this site has to offer. I'm 24, married, and have a son, Hank. Copywriter…Continue

 

C. Armstrong's Page

Latest Activity

Greg Carter replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Updating Wood Paneling
"I agree with Rick, but I see your point about keeping what is up. If you can find trim that suits your taste, you can install it over the seams in the paneling. It will not be flat, but look more like wainscoting when finished.  GC"
Jun 2, 2013
C. Armstrong updated their profile
Jan 7, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to Mr Stewart's discussion Advice?
"I'd say, learn from people you admire. Lots of people you don't will tell you all sorts of crap, but if you follow their advice, you'll just end up like them."
Jan 7, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to justin's discussion Hello from Tennessee
"Welcome, Justin! Since you're new, lemme recommend some great reads--the series on honor. So good. Enjoy. From a fellow Tennesseean"
Jan 7, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I appreciate it, Jack. If you have any thoughts about those challenges and blessings that you think would help other guys in a similar situation, I'd love to put them up on the blog. Shoot me an email at connergarmstrong@gmail.com if you'd…"
Jan 6, 2013
Jack Green replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I think you might have something here. I followed a similar path, married at 21, went to college at 23 and just had our first child at 28. Nothing crazy but it definitely had some unique challenges and blessings. Let me know how I can help."
Jan 4, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"Terrific. I look forward to reading your stuff. There definitely seems to be a gap in resources, so it's great to hear that somebody else saw the need."
Jan 4, 2013
Austin replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I actually just started a similar blog. Mine is focused in general on the problems and benefits of starting a family young. My wife and I were 21 and 22 respectively when we got married, and our first daughter was born when I was 24. Once my blog is…"
Jan 4, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"Hey, Joseph, Thanks for chiming in. I think this is a crucial issue and really needs to be addressed on the site. Would you be willing to write a little about how you've dealt with this issue and give some pointers on how other guys can address…"
Jan 4, 2013
Joseph R. replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I apologize for being late (software update releases are hell) but I would definitely be interested in providing any help I could to the blog. Something that hasn't been explicitly mentioned is that I (and i'm sure many other…"
Jan 4, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I hadn't thought of that. That's a great angle, and I'll definitely be looking out for men who might be interested. Thanks for your help, Will!"
Jan 4, 2013
Will replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"OK:  lack of respect, lack of maturity, and to a lesser degree, lack of money.  Thank you:  I get it now. You might get posts that are helpful on the first two of these from men who did not marry young as well."
Jan 3, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"Stellar. I'll send you a message with specs. Thanks, man."
Jan 3, 2013
Adam replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I think this is a great idea and I'd love to help. I was married at 22. I completely understand what you refer to as the challenges of skipping bachelorhood. Financial, cultural, etc. I have 4 kids at age 34 and I get funny looks all the time.…"
Jan 3, 2013
C. Armstrong replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"Some good thoughts, for sure. The idea of the blog is to help guys develop that maturity--not just get cash! I was 21 when I got married, and I thought I was fairly mature, but I learned about a day into the honeymoon how far off I was. So instead…"
Jan 3, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to C. Armstrong's discussion Help with Blog for Young Husbands/Fathers
"I think there is a 'window', if you will. I married fairly late (first time) and included were two children. So I was an older bachelor who ended up with an immediate family and all the joys and troubles that go along with a…"
Jan 3, 2013

Profile Information

Website
http://skippingbachelorhood.wordpress.com
Interests
Family, writing, camping, Christianity.
Books
Anything by Hemingway. Historical fiction in the vein of Kenneth Roberts and Thomas Costain.

Comment Wall

You need to be a member of Art of Manliness to add comments!

Join Art of Manliness

  • No comments yet!

C. Armstrong's Blog

Stoicism and the Sublime

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 4:23pm 0 Comments

In his 18th Century tome A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origins of our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful," Edmund Burke lined out the cause behind man's defensive use of stoicism:

No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its powers of acting and reasoning as fear. For fear being an apprehension of pain or death, it operates in a manner that resembles actual pain. Whatever therefore is terrible, with regard to sight, is sublime too, whether this…

Continue
 
 
 

Latest Activity

David Johns posted a discussion

Watch (chuckle)

I just saw the following at the top of an ad in the January 2015 issue of National Geographic:"How to Tell Time Like a Man"Our digital-analog hybrid has two sides... tough and tougher."Really?  Really??DavidSee More
6 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Pale Horse's discussion "You Maniacs!" in the group The Great Debate
"Anyway, why does " humanity as a whole at one point or another, behave like animals, barking, biting, and clawing? " That's been asked and answered before. You can start your quest for enlightenment here:  "
9 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Pale Horse's discussion "You Maniacs!" in the group The Great Debate
""Why does the baser population" This is where I rolled my eyes. "
12 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Shane's discussion Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse... in the group The Great Debate
""This ruling finds that law enforcement are not responsible to know or understand the laws. If they "think" a law exists, they may act on it without repercussion." AKA a license for unlimited search and seizure without cause."
15 minutes ago
Regular Joe replied to Regular Joe's discussion BREAKING: US To Normalize Relations With Cuba in the group The Great Debate
""Lots of people who list their religion as Catholic in fact practice Santeria." Right. And a lot of those who convert to whatever brand you're selling would continue to practice Santeria.  ;) "
16 minutes ago
Danny j pasichnyk replied to Chatmonkey's discussion Young 'boy', Looking for guidance.
"There are no easy solutions here. I think you just need to buckle Dow, find work while developing your other interest or passion, if fitness happens to be just that. It's challenenging, but it will workout. There are jobs out there. May not be…"
40 minutes ago
Leto Atreides II replied to Pope Paul's discussion 10 Rules to Being a Gentleman in 2015
"Yep. And then some fool posts a link to it on a forum and you get 30 clicks. If you have enough fools it can be pretty profitable."
1 hour ago
Carl Monster replied to Pope Paul's discussion 10 Rules to Being a Gentleman in 2015
"I've been in marketing; create content that comes off as informative, place product mention strategically within, and presto, the advertorial."
1 hour ago

© 2014   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service