I am re-tiling my bathroom floor. I have tiled floors before and was always able to cut what I needed with hand tools or simple power tools. The tiles my wife picked for the bathroom seem to be made…Continue
"About two years ago, my wife and I hit a low spot. I suggested counseling; she said "It's probably too late for that now." I looked into splitting, and realized my finances were so tied up with the debts she accumulated, that I could…"
"Sounds like you ended up having a good time. I'm sure the more you attend, the more you'll participate. And some of my favorite time with other guys have been literally sitting around a fire BSing. My other manly activities include…"
"I entered teaching in middle age and said once I got tenure, I'd get my first tattoo to celebrate. I'd had various jobs in science and education before that, but nothing I could call a career. When I became tenured at age 51, I got a…"
"I haven't read the rest of the posts, but I know one of the reasons I rejected Christianity is because it seemed like an emasculating religion.
I was brought up as a Methodist under my mother's religion. On my father's side,…"
"Much good advice here. I know for myself, I finally realized that my parents were human and therefore flawed. They did the best they knew how to raise me. I had become an adult and realized any issues I had were now for me to work out. I'm not…"
"When I gave up my pipe, I took up the yo-yo. It kept my hands busy, required focus and skill and burned off nervous energy. I don't know how manly that is, but I can still impress people by "Rocking the Baby.""
"RISK! The map, the cards, the little armies you pile up, the alliances that you keep and break. What can be more satisfying than conquering the world? I was an unofficial champion of the game in college. The first thing the other players would…"
"Depending on the depth of the disappointment, I allow myself a day to a week of indulgent self-pity. Then I move on. This has come with the wisdom of age. In my youth I would slip into depression, especially after a job loss. I eventually learned…"
"interesting question. It reminds of when Jesus went to his crucifixion and he instructed his disciples to go get the donkey, to fulfill the old testament scripture. obviously you dont need special knowledge to untie a donkey but sometimes there are…"