Rocco Vallerand
  • 42, Male
  • Rochester, NY
  • United States
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Rocco Vallerand's Discussions

Rules For Dating My Teenage Daughter

Started this discussion. Last reply by James L Jul 11, 2010. 11 Replies

Daughter has first boyfriend!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeremiah Ellis Jun 16, 2010. 63 Replies

Best Place To Live?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andy Oram Aug 13, 2011. 102 Replies

 

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John replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Cross Post : Best Place To Live? in the group Country Life & Self Sufficiency
"how is the move going now three years later? "
Dec 24, 2013
George H joined Rocco Vallerand's group
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Men of Upstate New York

There doesn't seem to be a specific group for men in upstate NY, so I thought this would be a good start. I'm hoping we can discuss all things manly, as well as have an opportunity to meet offline.See More
Apr 12, 2013
Rocco Vallerand added a discussion to the group Men of Upstate New York
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Introduce Yourself!

I am a 40-something engaged full time dad living in the Rochester ny area.I work full time and spend my days off working in my shop/garage and on my yard (now that spring is finally here!). I love anything outdoors and am truly striving to be the best man, fiance and dad I can be. I hope more will join this group so we can lift eachother up and talk about our struggles and triumphs as men.See More
Apr 9, 2013
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Men of Upstate New York

There doesn't seem to be a specific group for men in upstate NY, so I thought this would be a good start. I'm hoping we can discuss all things manly, as well as have an opportunity to meet offline.See More
Apr 8, 2013
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Fathers and Sons

There are groups on this site for fatherhood, but this one is specific for that special relationship that exists between fathers and sons.  Feel free to discuss matters relating to your relationship with your boy, your pop, or a guy who filled either role for you.Enjoy and God bless!See More
Apr 7, 2013
Rocco Vallerand replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Where did everyone go? in the group Manly Mentors
"Lol you are quite the wit! If you were closer I probably would show up! How sad is that?!"
Apr 7, 2013
Joe W replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Where did everyone go? in the group Manly Mentors
"In the interest of helping out a fellow brother - and for that selfless reason only - feel free to come down to Southern NJ and do all the yardwork you find at my house. I mean, you did say you find it therapeutic..."
Apr 6, 2013
Rocco Vallerand replied to Joe W's discussion Introduction in the group Manly Mentors
"Im a 41 yr old engaged dad of a 16 year old son. I live in upstate ny. I spent the last 13 years of my life as an addictions counselor but got burned out. I work a customer service job at Xerox which I just started a little over a month ago.…"
Apr 6, 2013
Rocco Vallerand replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Where did everyone go? in the group Manly Mentors
"Yes! Right now my fiance is saying she never gets to see me, My son is going thru some troubling times. And I started a new job a month ago which is taking every ounce of emotional and mental strength I have. Forget any emotional reprieve for myself…"
Apr 6, 2013
Joe W replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Where did everyone go? in the group Manly Mentors
"Hey Rocco. Like you, I found little action going on in this group. I haven't really been back and, to be honest, forgot about it without conversation update E-mails reminding me every so often. I certainly know what you're talking about…"
Apr 5, 2013
Rocco Vallerand added a discussion to the group Manly Mentors
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Where did everyone go?

It has been a few moons since anyone has talked in this group. I was hoping we could re ignite and get some activity here!I have been a lurking member of this site for a few years and wanted to become more active as I am also looking for a mentor.I am a 41 year old engaged man with a 16 year old son. I'm trying to balance between the needs of work, my son and my fiancé and find it to be a struggle at times. Not to mention I am trying to better myself as a man and just feel a bit overwhelmed in…See More
Apr 5, 2013
Rocco Vallerand replied to David Freiberg's discussion How to Smell like a Man?
"I use the Pinaud Clubman aftershave. Not too heavy; just the right kind of manly smell. I am also gonna try the cotton swab technique! What an awesome idea."
Mar 22, 2013
Rocco Vallerand updated their profile
Feb 14, 2013
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Teddy Roosevelt Appreciators

For those who agree that Teddy Roosevelt was a great, manly man.See More
Feb 14, 2013
Rocco Vallerand posted a photo
Sep 22, 2012
DLB replied to Rocco Vallerand's discussion Best Place To Live?
"I have to agree that northern New Mexico is a fantastic place!"
Aug 13, 2011

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Interests
Teddy Roosevelt, Movies, Internet, nature, writing, learning to be a better man.
I still love to play video games and act like a kid sometimes.....I love good food, good conversation and a lot of laughing!
Books
The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt, The Last Lecture.........anything uplifting or empowering.
Movies
Clint Eastwood movies........old war movies.......historical movies...........Anything by Robert Rodriguiz or Quenton Tarantino
Music
Good 'ol Country, Swing, Jazz, R&B, Hip Hop, Rock, New Age, Classical, Top 40
Quote
Reality is relative

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At 8:40am on May 31, 2010, James Halcomb said…
Happy bday
At 2:47pm on May 7, 2010, James Matheus Guy said…
Both this and your comment on my man-cave are greatly appreciated. You are most kind!
At 11:47am on April 21, 2010, Herb Munson said…
Welcome to The Great Debate, Rocco. Great to have you with us!
At 11:33pm on April 13, 2010, Sasha said…
Rocco, thank you for adding me. I hope to catch you on line in some of the discussions.
At 4:10pm on February 20, 2010, Will said…
Welcome aboard!
At 10:08am on May 24, 2009, thehuhman said…
Hi Roc, Welcome to the Manly Mentors Group.
 
 
 

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