"Volunteer at an elelmentary School or the Boys and Girls Clubs of America. There are thousands of kids (especially boys without dads at home) who would benefit from a positive role model.
Get in with the Big Brother Program and/or some…"
"This is standard operating procedure in the work-a-day world. It's eat or be eaten, establishg the pecking order. This guy is a school yard bullie and he's trying to make you his bitch. Don't be a victim. The only way to handle a…"
"Here's another Southern Baptist chiming in. I worked with children for 20 years in the church and in the public sector. I've seen many occasions where churches pushed children into decisisons they weren't ready to make.
There are two…"
"I did not know how bad I was at grammar until I became an elementary school teacher and had to teach it. There are so many subtle rules. Good grammar makes sound more eduacated and polished. But, beware: once you make good grammar a habit bad…"
"My dad served 20 years in the Air Force. I grew up military. We spent part of the Vietnam War in the Philippenes. He was an electrician on cargo planes. He would talk about the planes coming back from Vietnam would rittled with bullet holes."
"Going shirtless isn't about looking sexy. It's about being a guy. 1% of the population looks like Brad Pitt. So no matter where you are in your fitness journey own it! Like Carl said start small. Go shirtless at home. Then push the…"
"I totally agree with RJ. I would think for every guy in your situation there are 50 intelligent, hard working black women who have their shit together who are wondering where all the good, decent black men are. You're a commodity.
"I totally believe the statitistics. My wife and I both in our late 40's we both have masteres degrees. We live in small to medium sized house, drive mid-priced cars, don't buy new clothes often, have no credit cards. We make $110,000 a…"
"I taught in the public schools for 10 years. I got out 15 years ago when all this crap was starting to unfold. They want us to be more like China and produce non-thinking workers. Our Public School System that once was the greatest in the world is…"
Thanks for the friend ad! You were asking what I thought of Oklahoma when I lived there - to be honest I loved it, much prefer it to living in the UK. Also I felt the people were a lot friendlier and more sociable, for example a tutor said that at lunch you could just ask other students if you could sit with them - this would be unthinkable in the UK.
"What I tend to carry:
A deck of cards,
Leatherman Wave multitool and sheath,
A flash drive,
Wallet with ID, Metrocard, and Debit card,
Glasses case with spare glasses and cleaning silk.
A charger and cord.
"Well I can tell you this joining the masons has been a bucket list item for many years it was very important to me, and thus the lodge I chose is also. I did not just choose it out of practicality. It was because of the people that would be teaching…"
Since posting my original EDC kit, I've added a small torch (Photon Freedom Micro.)
I do have a larger Victorinox SwissChamp, but I live in the UK and (although I'm legally allowed to own a blade up to 3" in length)…"
"Since you probably won't have a access to a kiln to fire the finished sculpture - I would use one of the Amoco self hardening clays. They have a mexican pottery clay that air hardens to a nice red, without needing glazing or other decoration -…"
"I attended a Festival style for the York Rite, and while I am grateful to be allowed into the Chapter/Council/Commandery, I do feel the loss that I am not as proficient in the work as I am with the first 3 degrees.
Having said that, my 2 Blue Lodges…"