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Book Review – The Mushroom Hunters

Book Review – The Mushroom Hunters

Nate and I swung over to Filson in Seattle last night to see one of my local favorite authors do a little talk on foraging and camping. The store was awesome but the speech was even better.  Real stories of real foraging of real food […]

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10 Things You Should Teach Your Son

10 Things You Should Teach Your Son

You all probably know this by now that I have 4 sons. Yep, no daughters….until now (more on this in another post)!  That means that we all still laugh when someone farts, make noises, forget basic things, struggle with our manners, and frankly do dumb […]

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How to Write a Thank You Note | The Art of Manliness

How to Write a Thank You Note | The Art of Manliness

I absolutely love this! I am disciplined to write 3 personal notes per day. To my clients, my referral partners and to friends and family. Fantastic piece! Unfortunately, many men today completely overlook this aspect of etiquette and consequently, break the hearts of sweet little […]

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The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

With so many tools, books, blogs, and resources available to help us manage our time and our tasks, this is pretty awesome! The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks and Make Real Progress in Your Life Source: The Eisenhower Decision […]

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How to Become a Creative Professional | The Art of Manliness

How to Become a Creative Professional | The Art of Manliness

I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS PIECE! Daily routines are the lynchpin of a creative professional’s career. Learn why, and how to create a daily routine that works, in this article. Source: How to Become a Creative Professional | The Art of Manliness

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Ideas For Cheap Social Activities | The Art of Manliness

Ideas For Cheap Social Activities | The Art of Manliness

It seems rare for folks to invite their friends for inexpensive, loosely structured, informal social gatherings. It’s high time to bring back cheap recreation! Source: Ideas For Cheap Social Activities | The Art of Manliness

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Cyprus Travelogue – Commandaria, The Wine of Kings and the King of Wines

Cyprus Travelogue – Commandaria, The Wine of Kings and the King of Wines

Update – The Commandaria from my trip in 2012 is not only bottled, but I am fortunate enough to have received one from Norman, personally delivered to my home this week!  We sampled it and it was fantastic! Let it sit 10-20 minutes, and it […]

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How to Tie the Full Windsor Knot | The Art of Manliness

How to Tie the Full Windsor Knot | The Art of Manliness

For weddings or important business meetings, the hefty full Windsor tie know is the way to go. Learn how to tie it with this handy illustrated guide. Source: How to Tie the Full Windsor Knot | The Art of Manliness

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French Kids Eat Everything – A Book Review

French Kids Eat Everything – A Book Review

Where do I begin on this one? I mean, I have made a career out of making fun of the French. Their military, their socialist tendencies, their humanist points of view, the fact that they are anti-American, their elitist mentality in everything, and their culture. […]

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Grain Free for One Month – The Results are In!

Grain Free for One Month – The Results are In!

So in January of this year I took a month off of grain (mostly).  The goal was threefold: 1) see if I felt any difference physically, 2) see if I would lose weight, and 3) get people (including the internet) off my back regarding how […]

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