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Mr Bill replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"Ultralight?"
Jan 8
Mr Bill commented on Shane Belin's group Brewers, Mazers, and Winemakers
"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. The…"
Dec 31, 2013
Mr Bill replied to John's discussion Ideas from Others Who Are Living or Moving to Country Life in the group Country Life & Self Sufficiency
"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…"
Dec 26, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"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…"
Dec 23, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Will's discussion How many... and why? in the group Manly Dads
"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…"
Dec 22, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Alex Romo's discussion What's your manly hobby?
"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…"
Dec 21, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Will's discussion We are disinvited... in the group Manly Dads
"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…"
Dec 16, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Jeff Rose's discussion What has been your best and worst investment?
"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…"
Dec 12, 2013
Mr Bill replied to James Sullivan's discussion What are some of the dumbest/funniest/silliest things you've done regarding caring for your kids? in the group Manly Dads
"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…"
Dec 12, 2013
StaggerLee replied to Mr Bill's discussion Being a boring man in marriage in the group The Great Debate
"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."
Dec 7, 2013
Rick Shelton replied to Mr Bill's discussion Being a boring man in marriage in the group The Great Debate
"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…"
Dec 2, 2013
Michael D. Denny replied to Mr Bill's discussion Being a boring man in marriage in the group The Great Debate
"I tried reading it, but it was boring within two sentences and the annoying soundtrack was interfering with my playing 70s' love ballads on youtube while I browse the interwebses."
Nov 28, 2013
Mr Bill added a discussion to the group The Great Debate
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Being a boring man in marriage

Here's a link for you gents...http://www.aholyexperience.com/2013/11/the-real-truth-about-boring-men-and-the-women-who-live-with-them-redefining-boring/Thinking about getting married? Might want to check this out for a real definition of marriage.Celebrating an anniversary? Might want to read this with the wife.See More
Nov 21, 2013
Herb Munson left a comment for Mr Bill
"Greetings, Mr. Bill. Welcome to The Great Debate!"
Nov 19, 2013
Mr Bill joined Herb Munson's group
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The Great Debate

"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
Nov 19, 2013
Mr Bill replied to Neil Griffin's discussion hey guys in the group Family Man
"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…"
Oct 13, 2013

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Interests
Gardening, Aquaponics, Woodworking, Beekeeping, fixing stuff in my shop, Straight Razor Shaving, Reading, telling people that I have no TV and watching them cope with that fact.
Books
Damn near anything but Sci-Fi
Movies
Old John Wayne movies, A River Runs Through It, Man From Snowy River, etc
Music
Nora Jones to Led Zeplin
Quote
"Do or do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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At 9:12pm on November 19, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Greetings, Mr. Bill. Welcome to The Great Debate!

 
 
 

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