"I almost always use a French press, except when we have guests who drink coffee then I will break out the drip coffee maker because it will make more coffee than my French press. When it is just me, it is always the French press.
"I definitely fall in the "Don't reheat" club. I will add, you can get away with maybe 20 seconds or so in the microwave if the coffee is at room temperature without changing the taste, a little longer if you have added…"
"We live in a relatively safe environment and people have grown used to and learned to not trust their intuition and body signals that would have otherwise protected us from danger. It is still there, just people need to reconnect with it.…"
"To me, trying to define a warrior is difficult. In my opinion a warrior embodies the following character attributes:
* A strong moral compass
* Compassion and empathy
There are many people who are warriors…"
"I had always had an interest in Martial Arts since I was a kid. I had read books on Karate, Judo, and Ninjutsu as a teen but never had any formal training. I was bullied for a short while when I was in middle school and I guess felt a…"
"I have been training in Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu for over 10 years. Although, things in life have changed and I am no longer reasonably close to well qualified instructors. So, I drive to seminars when they happen in my state as schedule…"
"Yes, they do fight their own battles! However, I like to think of every choice is a battle and the consequences are the results of those choices. There are always choices.
I mentioned in my initial post on here that the book is…"
My life passion is Bujinkan Budo Taijutsu. Martial arts can teach one many things about life. I also enjoy writing both novels and screenplays, camping, hunting, archery and firearms, fishing, hiking, and paintball. Many years ago, I obtained my private pilots license and enjoyed flying until it became too restrictive and expensive.
The Book of Five Rings
The Art of War
The Gift of Fear
I enjoy good actions movies, sci-fi, horror, and comedy. I also enjoy those sappy romantic movies as well when accompanied by my wonderful wife.
My taste in music varies. I do enjoy listening to big band jazz while smoking a cigar and sipping scotch. Depending on my mood, the environment, and situation, I enjoy most everything from Dub-step to classical.
A true warrior is never at peace, because the greatest struggle is within! -- Doug Wilson
"A warrior may choose pacifism; others are condemned to it." -- Unknown
"The society that separates its scholars from its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting by fools" - Thucydides
"You aren't just lazy, but majorly stuck. You need not a tweak, but a major change to get whatever's blocking you from your passions, out of the way. What is blocking you? I suggest taking several days to answer that."
"When you have to make amajor decision, make a two-column list; one side with all the positives and negatives of the one decisions, the other side with all the positives and negatives of the other decision. Look at your list, lay it down and come…"
Virtual staff room for visionary teachers of every discipline. This is a good place for educators to discuss their collective role in society--particularly in regards to their duty as role models for young men. What does it mean to be a male role model for young boys in the classroom? How can we serve them best? See More
This is another question I have regarding going into a Systems Engineering graduate program.Engineers have their tools. I presume that the same can be said for systems engineers. What tools should I read up on that can help me get a leg up during my program.As an example. In my Engineering undergrad, MATLab and SciLab were used to an extent as well as MultiSim,LTSPice etc. So for Systems Engineering, is Microsoft Office something I will have to become good friends with. How about SysMil, UML?See More
"I concur with Penelope's analysis. This is technically correct bad Latin.
Virile can be a nominative neuter singular adjective acting as a noun (substantive) - the manly thing.
As it is nominative, it can be the subject of agitur. The manly…"
"The darkest period in my life was in my teens as well. It gets better, but only if you work on it. I still have my rough days (who doesn't?), but the difference between just a few years ago and life now is night and day. …"