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Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jonathan Sep 28. 3 Replies

I was given a $25 Amazon gift card for my birthday.It's been awhile since I've bought something for myself, and I've drawn clueless how to spend money for pleasure.What can I buy for $25? I'm open to…Continue

Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Aug 5. 13 Replies

A really good friend of mine is getting married next month and has asked me to be a groomsman. I have gladly accepted and look forward to being a part of it. Unfortunately, the best man is doing a…Continue

Quick Life Update

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Aug 10. 2 Replies

My last post was quite awhile ago, but I wanted to give a quick update on that. My mom was indeed diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer. She's been fighting it for awhile and is kicking it's ass! All…Continue

Dealing With Tough Times

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane May 13. 34 Replies

I won't get into too much detail right now, as there are still unknowns and I don't want to speculate the outcomes, but there is a lot going on in life right now.I get it, life happens.These are…Continue

 

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Jonathan replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
Sep 28
Native Son replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
"Go to the Amazon website.  It's pretty much an electronic bazaar."
Sep 27
Will replied to Shawn's discussion Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon
"Find a book you want to read and order it?"
Sep 27
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Best Way To Spend $25 on Amazon

I was given a $25 Amazon gift card for my birthday.It's been awhile since I've bought something for myself, and I've drawn clueless how to spend money for pleasure.What can I buy for $25? I'm open to ideas.See More
Sep 27
Shawn replied to Jack Bauer's discussion What'cha watchin'? Your manly entertainment recommendations, reviews and discussions ...
"I just finished reading Outliers. Interesting perspective on success--talks about why it takes a lot of luck to make it. A lot of stats as well. Good read if you're into that stuff. The wife and I just went to see Into The Storm. An updated…"
Aug 19
Thomas Patrick replied to Shawn's discussion Quick Life Update
"Congratulations"
Aug 9
Regular Joe replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
""Among women, it might be appropriate to send the maid of honor an email:  "I'd love to help plan the bachelorette party.  I'm near Chicago and know some great places."" Most guys would do something similar,…"
Aug 5
John replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"One good friend had a simple evening out at an old tavern, where the groomsmen paid for a few pitchers. Those who had to drive just had one, and drove others. Another good one was a group dinner at a great steak restaurant, and the groomsmen split…"
Aug 4
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"I appreciate the feedback. Knowing you personally understood and still appreciated his brief presence makes me feel that he mostly likely will as well."
Aug 4
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"That seems to be the general consensus and my initial thoughts as well. Thanks!"
Aug 4
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"The only problem with that is that everything will be within walking distance."
Aug 4
Shawn replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"As always, great advice JB!"
Aug 4
Regular Joe replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"Going and leaving is better than not going at all.  Your buddy should understand that you're managing your family's budget."
Aug 4
Steve Dallas replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"Jack and Nathanael have it right. Go, take your own ride and leave when you are ready. Sure you might miss one or two big things, but the fact that you went and had some fun will be noted.   My bachelor party was a weekend long beach house…"
Aug 4
Pat replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"Why not offer to be the designated driver? You won't have to drop a tone of cash on drinks and can contribute in a positive way. "
Aug 4
Penelope replied to Shawn's discussion Friend Etiquette: Bachelor Party
"Among women, it might be appropriate to send the maid of honor an email:  "I'd love to help plan the bachelorette party.  I'm near Chicago and know some great places."  The maid of honor should have also quietly…"
Aug 4

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Website
http://thisbucketlist.com
Books
Great books I've read and recommend reading:
The Bible, The Dream Giver, The Resolution for Men, The Greatest Miracle in the World, How to Win Friends and Influence People, the list could continue...

Books I plan to read this year:
The Great Gatsby and Wild at Heart

I'd love more suggestions on books that are good for the manly soul.
Movies
Although I studied Media Arts and Science, shot home videos as a young boy, and recreationally shoot wedding videography, the list of great movies I've watched is very short (and almost embarrassing). Instead of listing that short list, here is what I WILL finally watch this year:
Shawshank Redemption,
Goodfellas,
The Godfather,
Office Space
Music
My music taste ranges very widely from Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong, and Michael Bublé, to Christian Rap -- LeCrae and Andy Mineo.

I choose music to fit my day. If I'm going fishing with my son, I'll listen to country. If I'm relaxing and drinking a glass of wine with my wife, I'll put on something classical. If I'm about to work or workout, that's when I put on Christian Rap--the bass gets me motivated without listening to the garbage that's on the radio.

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At 6:00pm on April 25, 2014, John said…

great bucket list site...i like your lists and agree with all but TOTALLY not interested in a cage fight, win or lose!

 
 
 

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