May 2013 Blog Posts (6)

Ferdinand

At my last men's meeting I and the only other regular attendant guy was asked to think about picking our animal names.

During the Mankind Project weekend men are asked to pick such names, along with an adjective or two, which becomes from then on the names they use.

I've been quietly dreading this, because, well, it just seemed so weird to me. At best, something a bunch of middle-aged men longing to resurrect their scouting days would come up with, at its worst the stuff of…

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Added by Carl Monster on May 20, 2013 at 3:00pm — 8 Comments

should I help younger brother become smoker?

Hi guys,

I am a proud smoker as many men are and caught my 16 year old younger brother smoking behind the garage when I went to visit my parents. Leif you are a smoker could you teach me how to become a real addicted smoker.  He is becoming a man I guess.

What should I do?

Added by Leif Gunnar Selberg on May 13, 2013 at 9:40am — 9 Comments

An ode to mothers from a man's perspective

To be a man, is to know how to project oneself with confidence, be at ease with his environment, remain calm and collect in the midst of adversity, and be loved by his fellow human kind. Yet, from where does he learn these skills? Who prepares the boy to become the man? The logical answer would be from his father, for is it not the fathers who stands as a pillar of strength in the household? Yet, have you ever stop to ponder that it is very possible that fathers, like all fathers before them,… Continue

Added by Andy Lau on May 11, 2013 at 1:11pm — No Comments

“The Place Beyond the Pines”: Powerfully Simple

 

Length: 140 Minutes

Genre: Crime, Drama

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Luke Glanton (Ryan Gosling) is a motorcycle stuntman for a small time traveling circus. After bumping into a girl he hooked…

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Added by Mitchell Crowell on May 10, 2013 at 11:04pm — No Comments

Make Way For Gus

I often chuckle at the gods who decided my home life be all women.

I've never particularly wanted a son, doubting my efficacy as a role model and being relieved each time the ultrasound revealed a girl. But now, watching fathers here write about their experiences, I feel a pang of regret that I will never know what it's like.

Well, that's changed lately. We've welcomed a new member of our family, the first boy in our household.

And we…

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Added by Carl Monster on May 7, 2013 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

A REAL MAN

A REAL MAN

A SPARTAN- a man must have the strength and fighting ability of a spartan. He must be able to defend his family, home, wealth and property. He must be unwavering in this. He must constantly train to become better.

A COWBOY- he must have the grit, the perseverance, know how and working mans ingenuity to be able to fix things and keep them running smoothly. He needs to have the same work ethic and steel jaw and be able to take the punches of life and get back up.

A… Continue

Added by James Deeds on May 1, 2013 at 1:42pm — No Comments

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