"Back on page 2, some peach wine was started along with banana. Both were bombs. Dumped them down the drain In the Peach wine, some yeast was still floating around in the gallon glass jar, so probably not enough sugar. It was awful tasting.
"Before you go too far with this razor, might be time for a hone on the blade. There are a few people to go to for honing if you don't want to do it yourself. Check out badgerandblade.com or some of the other shaving forums.
Hone it and when you…"
"Shine eh? Somewhere around here is a thread for Brewers, Mazers and Winemakers, so hope that you join up and contribute. I'd like to get into making more than the wine that is just now ready to taste now that the holidays are here. So much to…"
"Best investment: New Holland Tractor with a bucket loader - paid for itself many many times over; followed closely with following the advice to put as much as possible into 401k. Started with 10%, then pared it down over the years to employer match…"
"Beware the "Silence Meter" that you develop when the kids come along. You get used to the noise, and the absence of noise is an indicator of an impending issue. One day when my internal noise meter went off, I asked the wife where the…"
"Great in concept. Presentation needs work.Read about two sentences then skimmed the rest. I'd be interested in seeing the divorce rates contrasted between the big showy proposal and the simple approach."
"Didn't read all of it but what I did nailed it.
Far too often we want the unrealistic Hollywood version of love with flowers, music, chocolates, silk/satin sheets, and what-not. The reality, the real life is what happens between those…"
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
"Hey Neil. Read to your kids. Best advice to give to a young father. And it is never to early to start. Besides, it gives good elocution practice for work/hobbies/interacting with others.
This is one of the best sites on the Internet for talking with…"
"I'd like to weigh in on this discussion and ask if you and her have gone to marriage counseling?
If so, seek out someone around the area that is Muslim or at least knows the Koran to see how they think/act/believe/etc... If not, see if you can…"
"You boys are waaaay ahead of me in brewing experience. Few days ago I strained off the blackberry must and installed airlocks on each of the one-gallon jars. Now we settle down for the wait on that batch.
A couple of weeks ago a small batch of…"
"Having looked into the whole "red pill" pill thing, there's less of any one coherent view:At the most basic the view is essentially that long term relationships often do not work out, and that having a starry eyed "Disney"…"
I'm going to assume that other than camaraderie, most of you have joined the Art of Manliness so that you can perhaps learn some skills that you hope would make you a better man. So in that spirit I am dubbing this thread the official "here is what I learned from AoM" thread! This is the thread where you can post pictures, progress, or stories about manly skills you learned and put to work from AoM! My first thing is I'm going to restore an old Axe Head that I dug up a couple years ago when I…See More
"So I’m looking at 25 more years at the same position.
What makes you so sure? Are you tenured somewhere? I thought job security was dead; your company can get taken over/bought, then gutted. If you word for the govt, winds can change with…"