"JQA's statement here would require a bit of effort to understand.
First we have to zone in and imagine the time, place and circumstance.
Secondly we should try to understand Why is he saying this, what does he want to achieve? Is he criticising…"
No Im not single. If that makes any difference to my points.
However can you imagine John Wayne or Clint Eastwood asking permission to go out and kick ass? Women by nature are very guarded and easily scared, and conservative. This…"
"If you made a decision to help out a mate, then you should stand by that decision. Really you are old enough to decide what are the consequences of your actions, if you are risking jail to help your mate, then that is your decision, and obviously…"
"About My Very Tortured Friend, Peter
he lives in a house with a swimming pool and says the job is killing him. he is 27. I am 44. I can’t seem to get rid of him. his novels keep coming back. “what do you expect me to do?” he…"
"I like Serafin's post where he advises "that If they are going to a club you don't enjoy, find something there that you can focus on... My personal preference is ladies' rear ends."
He's right in that every club has…"
"James, it is also a Manly Art to curb the Manly Urge as you put it. In fact that is the crux of being a gentleman, ALL urges have to be controlled.
Think alcohol, in the old days it was a sign of manliness to "hold your liquour", not…"
"Got tired of lackluster cuts at the MegaKutterz, and even the traditional barbers. They so infrequently get to do precision work, any more, that I ended up having to fix the cuts at home.
So, I actually trained a friend as a personal…"
"I'm glad you took it the way it was intended. Going back and rereading what I wrote, the potential for misinterpretation exists.
The fact that you know the term gig line already places you head and shoulders above anyone else in…"
"It's also helpful to distinguish the classical "left / right" from the French Revolution from the way the terms were used in the modern sense.In the French revolution the "far left" were anarchists, and the "far…"
In my modest little town of 12,000, which has 22,000+ when college is in session, we have two barbers. One is mostly retired and the other can hardly stand up half a day.The State of Illinois saw to it to regulate barbers and hairdressers. Excuse me... cosmetologists. A man, or woman, wanting to be just a barber cannot. They have to go to cosmetology school. That is an expensive school. But the cosmetology lobbyists saw to it to regulate hair cuts and barbers need licensure and weeks of formal…See More
"Exactly, A wolf among sheep. I was used to an environment of uniforms. We all wore the same clothes every day. Camouflage utilities most days and Class A, B, C, or dress blues depending on occasion. I have to tone down my speech, sometimes I…"
Hey all - The sink in my bathroom clogs from time to time. Usually it's no big deal and I just have to pop off the trap and pull out a hairball or what have you from one of the sections.This time I've popped off all the plumbing underneath to dig in with an auger, but it's not doing anything. A look with the flashlight showed a caked-on, black, gunky mess two or three feet into the drain pipe; the auger won't budge it. In fact, I think I may have closed the clog up even more snaking it in…See More