"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.
"There is always something to do. You can't sit down anywhere on our 23 acres where you aren't looking at something that needs to be done or you would like to change to make it better.
We (wife and two small kids) do not watch TV because…"
"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…"
"We decided before getting married that we wouldn't have kids. All kids we saw were hellions, parents constantly yelling, so much stress...
And we were happy.
Then the biological clock started ticking and she started making noises about wanting…"
"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…"
"Nothing wrong with venting Will. Apparently there is an issue that lays on your heart enough to share it with the AOM community in hopes that something will pop loose. You are looking for that AHA moment.
I ain't much on people so my opinion is…"
"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…"
"The current issue of Forbes magazine has an article about management expenses/loads for retirement accounts. 401(k) matches are certainly not as common as mainstream media would lead people to believe. Whenever I've been offered a…"
"Class thing, and your feelings about risk. Our emergency/unemployment is 6 months' expenses, a pretty typical rule of thumb from financial advisers. We'll never need it instantly, but we sure want it there even when stocks have…"
"No it is not selfish. All Christians should pray for a spouse, and God is pleased that you would come to Him with such a serious and life changing issue. He is much better at finding you someone than a matchmaker, a personals column or some online…"
Hey all,In an effort to both get my feet wet with fountain pens and to improve my handwriting, I purchased a Lamy Safari (I also have the refillable doohicky and a bottle of Quink) as well as the book "Write Now" by Getty/Dubay. The book was recommended in this group in an older discussion, that's why I bought it. While my handwriting isn't too bad by most people's standards, I'd like it to be excellent. I often take notes and when writing as fast as I can, my handwriting quickly becomes hard…See More
"With you getting your priorities right with God and praying for His highest and best for you in all areas of your life, including a wife, I believe He will begin to put thing sin motion that will bring the two of you together. There is nothing…"