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Around the Community This Week
Shaun started a Man Facts Group, a group for sharing and discussing those amazing practical and philosophical tidbits that make up a man’s treasure chest of knowledge. Join up and share some interesting man facts!
Will started a great discussion about which images and aspects of manliness from the past we should discard. Lots of thoughtful responses.
Sean shared pics of all the awesome board games he’s made with wood and his manly hands.
Stephen wrote a great post about the profound effect dressing well can have on how you feel and how people treat you.
Morgan wrote a poignant tribute to the heroic astronauts who gave their lives in the pursuit of the heavens.
Shawn is going to be a dad in 176 days and is looking for advice, tips, and recommendations on getting ready for this momentous event.
Rishi is looking for suggestions and ideas to impress a lady on Valentine’s Day.
General Interest Links
Because Your life Isn’t Over (@The Art of Marriage). Many men avoid marriage because of the erroneous belief that it will “end” their lives. This article succinctly points out why this doesn’t have to be the case.
Admirals, Samurais, and Umbrellas of Honor. On his blog, Jason Martin wrote a great post which delves into the meaning of honor and what honor means in this modern world.
Disappearing Acts: Making a Sheffield Pocket Knife. (@The Guardian) An interesting audio slideshow on a dying breed-the artisan pocketknife maker. These guys are making knives just as they did 150 years ago. (Hat tip: Dominic)
Last updated: January 31, 2010