Looking for a safe place to talk knives and not feel like a social outcast, then join us here at Knife Collectors & Users. We just like knives- current productions, antique, custom & tacticals- really anything with a blade.See More
"I have 12 and a watch box. There was a period of time when I quit wearing them due to the convenience of a cell phone but now I wear and use one every day. Some are dressier than others so they are reserved for dates or special occasions."
"Find a quality wine shop and start attending tastings. In my city one of the shops will have two or three tastings per week ranging from $5-10. This will expose you to different varietals that you wouldn't buy without trying. Take notes.…"
"Being from the pacific northwest I am a sucker for a Oregon Pinot noir... The latest one I am stuck on is the 2009 Winderlea Ana Pinot noir. The best way I can describe it would be Lush. I was completely blown away. At onely 313 cases produced…"
Though they aren't common in the United States, Jjimjilbangs, Banyas, Onsens, and Hamams are a great places to hang out. This is a group for men comfortable in their own skin and appreciate the eastern ideas of public bath houses.See More
"OTOH, I went to high school with some fellows who were sartorial individualist. One guy wore Deerstalker cap (Think Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes) and an Ulster overcoat virtually all the time. One college buddy (politically to…"
Knitting and crocheting and,yes, macrame are necessary skills for the seaman. As is sewing. In the sailing ship days, you had to know it, because other than "the slop chest" you had to make and mend your…"
"Thanks Tom - good advice - I'm doing just as you said and keeping it close to the vest. Close friends only. No casual acquaintances, storekeeps, clients, etc. I don't wanna be The Walking Dead. Would rather be despised than pitied. :]