Hello, everyone.I have been reading the Art of Manliness for a few years and I felt it was about time to start participating in the community.I'm 27 years old, a chess player, former fencer, urban…Continue
"I went to college for Engineering in Southamerica, and they painted it as the road to designing F-1 cars and the new space shuttles. When I graduated, the few of us who got jobs ended up doing things like taking inventory of steel plates. Dull and…"
"I don't have any kids, but as I will be entering that phase of my life soon, I would like to share what I would do.
I would speak with both kids separately and try to get to the root of their opinion, the event that made them feel the way they…"
"Everyday: Seiko Kinetic Black Face, Black Stainless steel case and band.
Special ocassions: Adidas Polished Stainless Steel with Blue Face
Outdoors/Getting dirty: Wenger Black Face, Black Stainless steel case and band. This watch is older, the…"
Hello, everyone.I have been reading the Art of Manliness for a few years and I felt it was about time to start participating in the community.I'm 27 years old, a chess player, former fencer, urban fisherman, personal productivity aficionado. I live in the US, but grew up in Southamerica.I am interested in many of the topics discussed in the community as well as in AofM, like leadership, personal development and skills that should be kept alive.I hope to have great discussions with everyone!-…See More
"I know it's a tad outdated, but this conversation caught my eye. I've had problems with boundaries with my family since before I got married and now that my son was recently born, it seems like the issues have resurfaced. For example, over…"
"I personally carry when the situation merits it-i.e. walking through my neighborhood (not exactly the best place, to be honest-drugs are a serious issue, the sheriff just shut down TWO meth labs within 6 miles of my house), going into a seedy part…"
I have come to the realization that I have a fondness for the Golden Leaf, in virtually all it's forms. I love a good cigar with a nice scotch (or just walking around the neighborhood), nothing like a pipe to calm the nerves after a long, hard day, hookah is just ace, and well, as much as I hate to admit it, even a good Class A Cigarette has it's place in my weekly tobacco usage (more on that in a moment).I want to learn all I can about tobacco as a hobby (not growing it, YET)-the different…See More
Hey everyone, I recently graduated college last December with a B.S. in biology and am currently pursuing a research career in the medical field. I began applying about four months ago, and have filled out nearly a hundred applications spanning multiple hospitals and states. I have had 2 interviews at the same hospital which came down to me and one other individual, but in both circumstances, the applicant who was chosen had worked the same position previously.I currently hold a part time job…See More
"I have a handgun and a concealed carry permit. I don't ordinarily carry a gun. I've never been in a situation where I would have used it if I had had it, and the odds of such a situation arising are, for me, usually…"