After reaching the same conclusion about preferring to work out at home instead of joining a gym, I did tons of research into equipment for my home gym. I ultimately purchased the power rack from Texas Strength Systems. It is…"
"Sounds like a difficult, 1,000+ piece puzzle for the two of you to put together would fit your criteria. Lots of time to talk, about the puzzle or anything else, eye contact is optional. If you have it on a surface that is easily moved,…"
"Roughhousing is my boys favorite activity to do with me. Brett, this is what roughhousing with Gus might look like in a few more years for you. Add a brother, both of them in elementary school. Tons of fun!"
I have one primary interest: my family. With that is a load of other interests that revolve around trying to figure out how to be the best father and husband that I can be. So I'm interested in parenting topics, as well as emergency preparedness (in my role as provider).
Personally, I strive to become well-rounded in all domains of life. I have a lot to say about that, because it pretty much encompasses everything -- there is a time and a place for everything.
I like to travel, especially to where I can snorkel, scuba dive, or body board.
Professionally, I'm an antitrust attorney working at the intersection of law, economics, and intellectual property rights.
"Wild at Heart" and "Way of the Wild Heart" by John Eldredge
"Willpower is Not Enough" by A. Dean Byrd and Mark D. Chamberlain
One of my favorite movies of all time is "A Beautiful Mind." I also like the rarely-heard-of "Marvin's Room." I like movies that make you think.
Generally though, I end up watching Disney/Pixar with my kids or romantic comedies with my wife.
I'm all over the board on this. I DON'T like heavy metal, hard rock, or rap/hip-hop.
Romance is manly. And every man should know how to plan a great night out for his woman. But, let's face it, sometimes ideas are few and far between. This group is for exchanging ideas about the venerable "Date Night" and other acts of romance.
"I gave a similar bit of advice on another post recently on a similar topic. Keep a daily journal. There are a handful of articles on this website concerning the topic and I found it to be incredibly useful in keeping myself accountable. Determine…"
"My dad died March 17, 2007. I was on a surge deployment on the USS Ronald Reagan in the Sea of Japan. I had seen him last in early January, and, although he was hospitalized, he was expected to get better. We had not been close,…"