Sean
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Sean's Discussions

Worst kids' show.

Started this discussion. Last reply by StaggerLee Oct 20, 2010. 30 Replies

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Sean replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"Taste buds are odd in my family.  My eldest daughter is a supertaster, tastes everything.  She likes her food extra, extra bland.  My younger daughter has less active tastebuds, and prefers to have her food spicy.  It makes…"
7 hours ago
Sean replied to Andrew's discussion How do you take your coffee? I prefer it black with a slice of butter in it.
"Coffee should be strong, fresh ground, fresh brewed, black, and flushed down the toilet. I love the smell but can't stand the taste. Tea is my drink."
10 hours ago
Sean replied to Hannah Carroll's discussion Whiskey Trouble
"I don't know if you really want to deepen that acquaintance.  Most whiskies I've had tasted like peat flavoured Listerine."
Wednesday
Sean replied to Native Son's discussion Latest Knuckle-headed "news" about the Church. in the group Catholic Men
"Pretty much every statement I read in the press about the Church (and on virtually anything else, but that's another topic) is knuckleheaded.  They either want to twist  Church to fit their narrative, or condemn it utterly when they…"
Tuesday
Sean replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"I minored in history at University.  It is my belief from this experience that, on the whole, the people who study the past or who read the old books are the academics, and they of all people are the ones least likely to gain any benefit from…"
Sunday
Sean replied to AlanR's discussion Picking up a side hustle - Investing the time and energy before you see a payoff.
"Have a side hustle or two. I used to have more. my main side hustle is being a woodworker and cabinet maker. Unfortunately, there is not much money in it for quality work. Too much competition from Nordic Surprise and their ilk. The woodworkers I…"
Sunday
Sean replied to Hannah Carroll's discussion Rows and Bros- The Manly Art of Knitting??
"Has anyone else suggested you two just get a thread of your own going and stopping hijacking every thread on the site?"
Nov 20
Sean commented on Max's photo
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guitar building progress

"It's looking good."
Nov 20
Sean replied to Dan N's discussion Art of Manliness... For Women?
"I don't have a facebook page, but my wife is on hers constantly.  My daughter's are on theirs much of the time as well.  About half my friends use facebook, and about ninety percent of hers do.  I don't know how common…"
Nov 19
Sean replied to Jack Bauer's discussion What'cha watchin'? Your manly entertainment recommendations, reviews and discussions ...
"It's in the minority, then. Check out the Sean Bean Death Reel."
Nov 18
Sean replied to Jack Bauer's discussion What'cha watchin'? Your manly entertainment recommendations, reviews and discussions ...
"Isn't that the one where Sean Bean doesn't get killed?"
Nov 18
Sean replied to Chu Kim's discussion Universal Skills
"Killin' trolls."
Nov 16
Sean commented on Max's photo
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The beginning

"Cool.  My own efforts on making musical instruments have not come to much, so I have great respect for those who do.  Post more as the work progresses."
Nov 4
Sean commented on Max's photo
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I made this

"On looking upon it again, I can now see the cherry and poplar. I've been doing this a while, so I can recognize a few woods. At any rate, good work, and I would still like to see more when you have some."
Oct 26
Sean commented on Max's photo
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I made this

"I see what looks like maple, oak, purple heart, black walnut and possibly mahogany. Is the centre zebrawood or some kind of rosewood? At any rate, good work. Post more photos of your work as they come along."
Oct 25
Sean replied to Chu Kim's discussion You Are All Figments of My Imagination
"Well, there is that, I suppose."
Oct 17

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Sean's Blog

Christmas in the Workshop

Posted on December 19, 2011 at 7:19am 0 Comments

I am not one of Santa's elves, but at this time of year I do a reasonable impression.



This year, I am making a couple of hope chests for my daughters.





The challenge in these pieces lies in…

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My insanity plea, update,

Posted on April 12, 2011 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

A little over a year ago I posted about one of my ongoing woodworking projects-a homemade pipe organ.  I thought I would drop in an update:  I have finally completed the pipes, all four hundred and change of them,  for the keyboard.  I am now left with a decision:  Should I build fifty pipes for the pedal argan, or should I leave it keyboard only?  The pedal organ pipes would be the largest, and at… Continue

My new kid.

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 10:16pm 2 Comments

My third child, a boy, was born this morning at 9:20 after twenty six and one half hours of labour. Mother and child are doing well.

It's Shakespeare Day!

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 7:30am 8 Comments

Today is the 446th anniversary of the date traditionally assigned to Shakespeare’s birth. It is also the 396th anniversary of his death, but people being what they are, we tend to look upon the birthday rather than the deathday aspect of the matter, thus, perhaps, play some lip service to the long acclaimed notion of the ever-living, immortal bard.



But why do I speak of Shakespeare, the man from Stratford, and his life and death, when many believe that he did not, could not, in any… Continue

Lessons in Manliness

Posted on March 22, 2010 at 11:30am 1 Comment

My father. Born in Hamilton in 1922, died in Mississauga in 1996. In the almost three quarters of a century that he lived, he saw the Roaring Twenties, the Great Depression, the Second World War, the Post War Boom, the Cold War, the end of the Cold War. At the beginning of his life, cars were a luxury, and carts pulled by horses still rumbled regularly through the streets of Hamilton. The sound of an aeroplane flying overhead was enough to make people run out of their houses and look up. He…

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At 9:50pm on January 19, 2011, DLB said…
Just looked through your photos. Wow, what beautiful woodworking. You must find great satisfaction in working as a master craftsman with wood. Congratulations!
At 9:31am on May 19, 2010, John Wright said…
Welcome to Manly Singers, Sean. Let me know if there is anything you would like to see in the group.
At 9:29am on February 28, 2010, John M said…
Thanks for the welcome, Sean.
At 10:45pm on February 25, 2010, Sean said…
Thanks, guys.
At 1:02pm on February 25, 2010, Brett McKay said…
Happy Birthday, Sean! I've really enjoyed your contributions to the Community.
At 2:51am on February 25, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!!!
At 10:27pm on February 24, 2010, Michael Allen Troutman said…
Thanks. I figure a guy who takes time to welcome random people to a web community he's not in charge of is probably a guy worth knowing.
At 3:46pm on August 23, 2009, Shaun Daws said…
Welcome to AoM Sean!
At 1:42pm on August 23, 2009, thehuhman said…
Welcome to the AoM Community, Sean. We're glad you're here.
 
 
 

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Vytautas replied to Vytautas's discussion What Do We Learn From History?
"Rick--new response because of nesting.  For example the simple argument of "All horned animals are unicorns, a cow has horns, therefore a cow is a unicorn" is a logically valid argument and stands up to scrutiny of the rules of…"
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J. D. replied to Leto Atreides II's discussion Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!
"My parents taught me much the same thing; that Thanksgiving was more about reflecting on blessings/good fortunes (whatever) than sports or food.  This year, I have a lot to be grateful for, such as the good  health of myself, my wife, and…"
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Regular Joe replied to Shane's discussion Secret Lives of Men in the group The Great Debate
""Have you?"  Not in real life but I know that there are some that exist, though they might now use those exact words. Ex: http://www.christiandomesticdiscipline.com/   What I have encountered, however, are…"
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Rusty Rogers replied to Zachary Warner's discussion Manly Hobbies
"I knit, cook, and garden. All of which are mentally healthy."
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Rusty Rogers replied to Zachary Warner's discussion Manly Hobbies
"Baking bread is a manly hobby:  consider the fact that, traditionally, baking was a male occupation. Also, women LOVE a man who can cook."
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