"There's a book called "The Millennials" by Rainer, that discusses the millennial generation, having done extensive research and interviews with millennials. He has some very positive things to say about this generation, as well…"
"Focus on searching for certain sub-genres. Sounds like you will not enjoy: Bop, Cool, Acid Jazz. You know you like Swing, so try fusion (jazz-rock), big band, and ragtime if you like happy-sounding solo piano.
"Every once in a while, a Canadian child is born who speaks with a New York accent. Maybe 1 in 10,000. Their parents pay a speech language pathologist $100 an hour to fix that. It's not an accent, it's a speech impediment!"
"Well if you do ever get around to planning a trip, keep me in the loop. I'll be in latin america for a few months this winter, but once I return I'd be happy to give a tour of Toronto and its different spas. (-:"
"Hi Alberto. The canoe is a rental. We took it on a trip to Algonquin park. Our campsite here is on lake Jubilee, separated from the nearest road by two other lakes. We had to carry this canoe and our gear over two portages to…"
Hamming it up at the Jail Hostel in Ottawa. It used to be a prison, but has been converted into a great hostel. I had great cell mates (of course, we could leave whenever we wanted). I never knew prison could be so much fun!
Brazilian 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, languages (currently spanish), 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?
Alright gentlemen, so this is my first car inquiry/first car project, So I'm pretty new to mechanics. We have a '93 Ford Probe with parking breaks that have been sticking. We thought at first that it was a snapped cable like the usual issues seem to involve. I managed to get the breaks un-stuck while driving the car a little, then one night I spaced and used the parking break again, thus re-sticking the breaks. So I decided to check out the problem myself before we go to pay the mechanic for a…See More
"With high school sports it does get very physical and then throw in the whole locker room issue and how do you build a team around the issue of one being a girl. Again it is one of these things where there is the double standard girls working to get…"
"Your response, RJ, highlights a large reason why I think history is important. It should dislodge our assumptions, or at least challenge them. If this is not a reason that history is important, it is at least an important by-product of studying…"
"I don't think your characterization of either side of American historiography is accurate or grounded in fact.
And to propose that there are only two sides of American historiography is a simplification that not only borders on willful…"
"Really Dann? where do you meet these women? I live in upstate NY and have not found one. Someone told me I should move out of the area but here is the thing- I have friends in Maine, GA, TX and AZ and they have the same problem so..."