"Men, the healthcare guy has to step in. Some of this advice is good, but Tylenol and alcohol don't mix. Tylenol slows down your liver's ability to metabolize alcohol, causing it to stay in your blood stream longer, increasing…"
"I tried a jimjilbang yesterday. It's called Seoul Zimzilbang, in Toronto. The wet areas are gender segregated, so the hot tub, cold tub and steam room are all nude zones. You are given a t-shirt and shorts to wear in the…"
"Whoops Andrew, "My father, grandfathers, great grandfathers and on back to the beginning of human time,..."
This is a bit of an overstatement. Now, let's leave the cock grabbing out of it for bit, but consider other forms of…"
This group is for anyone interested in the sport of wrestling, whether you wrestled in school or are just a fan and want to learn. People say it's a dying sport but the popularity of MMA has really brought home the importance of wrestling as a skillset that every man needs, especially anyone interested in martial arts in general. Hopefully this can facilitate discussion and people looking for training partners in their areaSee More
I worked in the collections industry for 7 years. I have also had some major financial problems in the past. I am now debt free, thank God. Here's the inside scoop:
Payment in full "is" better for your…"
"Questions: When do you feel most alive? What makes you tick? What is it about the world that you would like to change? Answers to these questions may help you choose something to put your hand to that you will be really…"
"I've been to two banyas. My favourite of the two is called Steamul Sauna, in Mississauga, Ontario (west of Toronto). They have two Russian saunas, one at 85C and one at 100C, a dry, Finnish sauna, and a Turkish steam room.…"
Jiu-Jitsu, banya, hiking, camping, canoeing (including portaging), kayaking, cycling, bridge jumping into the canal, skinny dipping, lying on a beach with lots of sunblock, working out, conversation, story telling, mindfulness meditation, premium beer, practical jokes, second breakfast, laughter, and becoming a better man.
King Me, Healing the Masculine Soul, Picturing Men, Wild at Heart, The Bible, The Chronicles of Narnia or anything else by C.S. Lewis, Searching for God Knows What, Velvet Elvis, The Bait of Satan, Treasure Island, The Hobbit, Journey to the Centre of the Earth, 1984, The Time Machine, Margin, In Praise of Slow (I'm reading it so slowly I'm only halfway through after 3 years), The Rest of God. I also enjoy reference materials and dramatized audiobooks.
The Book of Eli, Gladiator, Equilibrium, The Matrix, Inception, Planet Earth, Star Trek (especially Insurrection, but all of them),
Monty Python- Holy Grail, What About Bob, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Clue, The Gods Must Be Crazy, Over the Hedge, Ice Age 3, Evan Almighty, Lord of the Rings, Chronicles of Narnia, Transformers, and I'm a sucker for pretty much any nature-related documentary.
I'm very eclectic. Jazz, Rock, Inspirational, Soundtracks, Love that east coast fiddle music, oldies, latin american stuff, world music, and maybe a sprinkling of metal and hip-hop, but not too much. I can also tolerate country music in small doses.
"All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why." - James Thurber
"Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." - James Thurber
"You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling." -Eames
How is the jiu jitsu going? I have been away from it now for over a year, and really want to get back to it, but hate the idea of having my ass kicked for weeks just to get back in the routine. Any inspirational thoughts on this one?
"Also ... the government sets the "poverty line". If you're going to get government salaries under control by tying them to something, you probably ought to pick something that is set and monitored by somebody other than the…"
"This. The most qualified people are taking significant pay cuts to work for the government anyway. The problems are the difficulty in firing incompetent government workers and (in some cases, mostly local and state governments) overly…"
"Its because almost nobody watched A&E before Duck Dynasty or Storage Wars. And the History Channel gets better ratings with Pawn Stars and American Pickers than it did with Modern Marvels. And, TLC does better with the cooking and…"
"If you want to complain about government or even quasi-government pay scales, look to your state and local government pay rates.
As to politicians, a 19th century joke put it this way, "An honest politician is one, who when bought, stays…"
"Disagree. That sounds like a good way to hire the dumbest, least-qualified, most corrupt people possible.
The government won't get smaller. It'll get worse. Bribery will be rampant. Or, it'll only be run by…"
"It isn't just the history channel. I remember that A&E onc stood for Arts and Entertainment and some of the really good shows they now have. TLC was once the Learning Channel, and they had some great shows. I remember…"