" I go to a gym that is frequented by a lot of older people. I won't even go in the locker room except for a quick occasional weigh in because of the old men walking around naked in there. Most of these folks are Type A personality types…"
"My uncle served in the ETO on a tank destroyer. As the story goes, just a few day before the end of the war, when he was 24, they had the Nazi's on the ropes and were constantly on the attack. My uncle's company was being resupplied…"
A discussion about what it means to be manly on the inside. We can participate in all the manly activities we desire and still be a coward. Men are involved in a variety of careers and hobbies that differ greatly, but we can all still be great men.See More
"I drive a Jeep Liberty pretty much every day for work. It’s an ok vehicle but it can be a little tight if you are a big guy plus the Liberty didn’t get very favorable performance reviews for a SUV in its class. That aside, I live in the…"
"Ditto on everything Aaron and Sean said. Get a frame, make sure the belt is tight around your waist, carry the heaviest part of your load up high on the pack. The only thing I would add is find a mental "happy place" to go to…"
"If you are trying to stop a "it makes me feel good" cycle that you feel is unhealthy/unwanted, then simply find what you are trying to smooth over or compensate for. Go back and take care of that.
Your appetite for the alternate…"
"standing back at the end of a long hard project and thinking "I built that".
Seeing my children come running as I pull in the drive at the end of a workday.
seeing my wife's eyes light up as I come in the front door.
"I find that having a supply of really good food to cook over the fire - salmon steaks are my favorite - and plenty of wine helps. You may want to take baby steps by going to a state park that has cabins you can rent. Once you graduate to tent…"