"To me the best examples of larger-than-life men are those in our lives rather than any Hollywood or sports star. It is also difficult to label historical figures as larger-than-life because all we know is the legend rather than the man. …"
"I mostly run while doing some light lifting for the sake of toning up. High cholesterol and heart problems run high on both sides of my family. I have found that I've been able to control my counts by staying active. When I…"
"Looking good naked is a worthy ideal.
Looking good on the beach - especially as you get older. The old fat bald guy is a cliche I don't want to be.
But aging is something I embrace as long as I can control the aches and pains that go with it.…"
"I want to be one of those guys that's 70 that can still wear the pants he wore when he was 30. I'm almost 40, so for me it's about maintenance.
I'm trying to focus on maintaining muscle mass, flexibility, and balance - all of…"
"Jeff, I have been working out since 2005. I was benching 300lbs but had to back off as my shoulders started bothering me. Chest and arms are my favorite. Cardio is my least favorite but I will ride my bike or do tennis for that. I…"
Faith and faithfulness; Living a good simple life; Becoming the man of God's dreams.
Gardening, Fitness, Dogs (particularly labs), and the less popular sports like lacrosse and rugby.
I read more short stories than novels. I like historical fiction, memoirs, and (auto)biographies.
I love movies. Have recently discovered the Criterion Collection -- a list of must-see exemplary films.
1980's and early 1990's.
I am learning more about jazz and the blues.
In the end, we shall have had enough cynicism and skepticism and humbug, and we shall want to live life more musically. --Vincent van Gogh
I have learned to give not because I have much, but because I know the feeling of not having. --Unknown
Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow creeps in this petty pace from day to day, to the last syllable of recorded time. And all our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle. Life is but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot full of sound and fury signifying nothing. --Shakespeare's MacBeth
Philippians 2:12b "continue to work out your salvation with fear and trembling"
Acts 10:15 & Acts 11:9 ‘Do not call anything impure that God has made clean.’
"A mall employee would be a third-party beneficiary to a security contract. Since there were representations to him about the level of security, there might even be some kind of contract between OP and the mall or security company. It…"
"If you're hunting bison for meat, that's one thing. If you're hunting it for sport, as you've pointed out, that's another. The point I was trying to make was that hunting a lot of big exotic game is about as sporty as…"