"I just found a nice Moores trench, brand new with original tags still on, for $17. I can't usually find suits as I'm fairly tall. I'd say at least half of my wardrobe comes from the thrift store though."
"I'd recommend these YouTube channels:
I'm a self taught woodworker and now work in cabinetry thanks to the skills I picked up from these channels and…"
"There are plenty of bench-top lathes around. I turned a bowl on a bench lathe (not my own) just the other day, actually, and the thing was smaller than these models:
The bowl I turned is about six inches in diameter and about three inches…"
"A few dictionaries seem to define "rewind" as simply something along the lines of "to make a recording move backward". If the English language has adopted this broader meaning of the term, then we can't really say it's…"
"While there are many important Canadian writers, my top three favourite novelists would be:
- Michael Ondaatje (Sri Lankan-born)
- Margaret Atwood
- Sinclair Ross
I'd like to include Leonard Cohen, though he only wrote two novels and excelled…"
"And Kafka was Czech - though he was German-speaking. What do you mean by linguistic difference? American and British English are pretty close, sure, but I've found American and British literature to be two rather distinct genres, so to…"
"At first I thought you were looking for new, as in current/contemporary jazz artists. So I'll give you a few of those. "The later stuff" doesn't mean 50s/60s! Jazz hasn't died yet.Roy Hargrove is current. This tune of his is…"
"I think it's important to note that coffee shouldn't be boiled at 100 degrees celsius/212 degrees fahrenheit. I think in fahrenheit something like 190-200 degrees is preferred.
If you're willing to switch methods, try this…"
"I've used these, and this is what I came here to suggest. That said, if you want real espresso, you're going to need a real espresso machine. Unfortunately, as you've noticed, they're quite expensive. I'd say get…"
Ernest Hemingway, Cormac McCarthy, Margaret Laurence
Leonard Cohen, Fleet Foxes, Hiss Golden Messenger
Far better is it to dare mighty things, to win glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure... than to rank with those poor spirits who neither enjoy nor suffer much, because they live in a gray twilight that knows not victory nor defeat.
There is a crack in everything; that's how the light gets in.
Life is short, art long, opportunity fleeting, experiment treacherous, judgment difficult.
A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.
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"Good luck Ben in your journey. Being outside is a great way to lose weight, for you are more in balance with nature which can teach you to differentiate from your wants vs. needs, even when it takes more preparation. You also have an…"
My name is BenI've followed the page a year or two now but I've never been on the community side of the page. I am 22, from WI, going to school in North Dakota. I like to spend time outdoors when I can, however those times are becoming less and less, and I am always trying to find new things to do.I've recently embarked on a challenge to lose 80ish pounds because of course I quit doing the physical activity after I finished high school and gained that amount in 5 years. Other than that I…See More
"I appreciate your view on this topic, however I am finding myself to be the opposite. I am a 22 year old college student and I'm losing my taste for cheap beer. I used to be able to drink a lot of cheap beer but i have since lost the taste of…"