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Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Dec 2, 2013. 24 Replies

Last night I went to a pipe smoking event, it was the first time I had went to something like that and I didn't know what expect. When I got there I mostly sat around and listened to the other…Continue

Hello from Ontario.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Vytautas Nov 24, 2013. 1 Reply

Hello gentlemen,My name is Michael, I have been a long time reader of the Art of Manliness and as you can I am a long time member, but not a long time contributor. I have a lot of interests varying…Continue

 

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Charles Neill replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Family legacy for my part as well, but I do get a great belly laugh reading all the conspiracy theories, I'm half waiting for some crackpot to tie the Freemasons and Alien Abductions to cross-breed chupacabras with Bigfoot or something..."
Jul 29
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Good work brother, I am still battling with the work, one part still eludes me. Again, well done!"
Apr 12
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Good luck Bro. Steinschreiber. Tuesday is my first lodge of instruction night, it will be weird seeing some of the brethren in an informal setting."
Mar 28
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Wow, I am still somewhat speechless. Had my initiation last night, still trying to connect the dots, or even find the dots for that matter. An evening that was well worth the wait."
Mar 26
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Congrats Shawn!"
Mar 19
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Thanks, for the advice Jeff, there is a lot of good insight on this page. I find that I am very excited, but very nervous, especially about being blindfolded. That will be something I would have to work through."
Mar 11
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Hey guys, I just found out that I will be initiated on March 25th."
Mar 10
Michael Doucette commented on Anthony Giannotti's group Mustaches
"Hello gents, I loved my moustache. I say loved because I shaved it recently and it can't grow back fast enough. Every man is entitled to a few errors in judgement aren't they?"
Mar 3
Michael Doucette joined Anthony Giannotti's group
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Mustaches

A group where men can revel in the manliness of MUSTACHES
Mar 3
Michael Doucette commented on James Machamer's group Freemasonry
"Congratulations Shawn, I like hearing about these initiation experiences. I am told that I should be receiving my initiation night in April."
Mar 3
Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Probably because it was important to my father, his father and his father before him."
Feb 9
Michael Doucette replied to McCord Rees's discussion Digital or hand written journals?
"For me handwriting is more of a pressure release. If have had a bad day I am more able to ditch the stress when I write by hand."
Feb 9
Michael Doucette replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Nice answers! I always knew the Masons where there, but they were never in the forefront of my mind, unless I was reading about some NWO conspiracy theory. At some point into my thirties I became aware of something lacking in my life. I have a…"
Feb 9
Shawn Steinschreiber replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"Nice, My Entered Apprentice is March 1st so I still have a little ways, but I can not wait. It is something I have always wanted to do, my father was, and I had read so much and it is so engrained and uncultured in our history. I had to keep…"
Feb 9
Boondocker replied to Michael Doucette's discussion What made you want to be a Mason in the group Freemasonry
"I could, and often do, answer this question by saying that my father and grandfather were Masons.  however it is equally true to say that I had reached a point in my life where I wanted both the companionship of men dedicated to virtue and the…"
Feb 8
Michael Doucette added a discussion to the group Freemasonry
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What made you want to be a Mason

Hey guys, I just found out that my Entered Apprentice night should be in April.I was just asked a question by a friend and future brother. He asked me why I wanted to be a Mason.For me it was by mistake. I was discussing the Knights of Columbus with a friend from Jamaica who was a member of a Lodge there and he thought I was discussing the Masons. I soon realized that we were not talking about the same group. Anyways I was so intrigued that I had to look into the Masons and soon found that they…See More
Feb 8

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Interests
Reading, writing, learning, music (playing and listening), pipe smoking and freemasonry (waiting to be initiated).
Books
Art of War, Art of Peace, Book of Five Rings, The Tao of Pooh and The Five Agreements.
Movies
The Bourne Series, Star Trek 2, 3 and Into Darkness, The Original Star Wars Trilogy, TMNT 1 and the Original Karate Kid.
Music
I have an eclectic taste, but my feel good music is generally Sinatra, Jimmy Buffet, Weezer and Willie Nelson.

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At 10:07am on November 24, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Hey Michael, welcome to The Great Debate. Great to have you with us!

At 8:11pm on November 23, 2013, TKM said…

Hey! Cool, another Ontario person!  Welcome to AoM.

 

I see you're interested in Freemasonary, I just completed my interview, am now waiting on the results of the vote, maybe we'll be brothers some day.

 
 
 

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Michael J. K. replied to John Gardiner's discussion Loveto be naked
"all nudists are not gay   that said there is nothing wrong with our bodies or being naked or being in a thong we may not all look good in skimpy swm attire but it happens.    feeling good about ones body no matter how many clothes are…"
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Michael J. K. joined Ian Wilson's group
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Out to Build Bridges

This is a GSRM (Gender Sexual Romantic Minorities or LGBTQ+) group.  But And straight men and cis-men are encouraged to join as well.However, unlike the already established AoM group "Gay and Bisexual Men", this group is wide open, no privacy settings enabled.  The overall purpose of the group is to encourage conversations between the straight and non-straight communities.  This already happens in AoM, but it is scattered.  And it can't happen in the private "Gay and Bisexual Men" group.Debate…See More
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Michael J. K. replied to Michael J. K.'s discussion listening can be good at times in the group Male Survivors
"Married and happy   Guys glad to be here in this group"
35 minutes ago
Michael J. K. replied to Rick Thompson's discussion There are Many forms of abuse. in the group Male Survivors
"Been doing okay but thinks have been up and down the last few months.   Been depressed extreaemely sad.  A lot of emotions flying around.   Need hugs to be held all the above.   Male friendships with caring men is so…"
37 minutes ago
Michael J. K. left a comment for adrian
"welcome Adrian"
52 minutes ago
Tarquin Anstruther replied to Josh Allen's discussion My Fathers Bodybuilding Progress Leading Towards The 2014 Championships.
"Work?"
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Michael J. K. commented on Steven C.'s group Exercise
"I AM going to get on the bike Friday and ride 20 or more miles"
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Michael J. K. left a comment for adrian
"thanks for asking how I was doing   have a great night Adrian"
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