Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked…Continue
"When my dad passed this past Feb he wanted to be cremated. We talked with the funeral home and they offered a rental casket. The rental was a high end casket as they reuse it but the interior is new each time. This was a nice affordable way to go…"
"Navy or grey suit if going with a suit. A blazer or sport coat may also be appropriate. But the ONLY people who should be going with a tux would be the men in the wedding party, unless specified in the invite (doubtful). The…"
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"Go Old School, my friend.
Get a copy of Emily Post or Miss Manners on etiquette. See "Weddings".
What this sounds like is that you're being asked ot handle the roles usually fulfilled by the parents of the bride."
"I have no idea what this means. If I had to guess, it would mean that they want to use your house as a staging area, but that's just a shot in the dark. Still, if she's godmother to your eldest son, you presumably know her well…"
Let me get started by stating that I'm normally not at a loss as to what to do with roles that have been assigned to me. For once I/we are at a little bit of a loss. My wife and I were just asked if we would be the host couple at our oldest son's Godmother's wedding. To be completely blunt I'm not too sure what those duties entail. I thought to myself "self" you've gotten a lot of great answers to many of life's events from the AoM site, why not one more. Now of course we'll go over the…See More
I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively bouldering to get up and around some obstacles, mainly a decent sized waterfall. I kept pushing because I thought this was my route, and the knowledge that I wouldn't need to go down because I was on a loop. Anyway, I finally got up the bulk of it and couldn't find anything that resembled a trail.…See More
"Good evening gentleman, just purchased an inexpensive safety razor along w/a 3 pc.set of shave soap from Walgreens. The razor appears similar to what my granddaddy use to use. I must need some practice, the first shave although effective, ultimately…"
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I was told at a young age that I wasn't good looking enough to go without a shirt, so that made me afraid to be seen shirtless in public places for several years, until a friend of mine helped give me the self confidence to never mind what…"