This is a great article from Fatherhood.gov on the power of the barbershop as a community institution.
May 29, 2014
The simplest tasks in life, many times, have the power to connect us with others and affect us the most. For example, finding more healthy affordable food options on a simple trip to the local grocery store can change your family’s diet for years to come.
If you’re a Dad, one of those simple yet powerful tasks is the trip to the barbershop. ...
There is something about a clean dressed man and smooth looking automobile, out cruising the town on a Friday night. He is starched, pressed and a sporting a fresh haircut. His favorite watch is gleaming on his wrist as he walks into the club, smelling as good as he looks. Across the bar he spots her, classy, sassy and not too brassy. Four ...Continue Reading →
As long as I live, I swear by all which is relevant, that common sense, is really not that common. I am finding each day that more people are more concerned with themselves than their immediate need to care for, or about their fellow man. However, to live a fruitful life, here are some old fashioned, common sense tips.
This month, we talked briefly about maintenance and upkeep of your primary investment, your home. Owning a home for many is a dream but along with the dream comes a responsibility to ensure that every member of the household is turned in to a successful product of your time and investments. However, in order to make the dream work, you first must employ some team work. Have you ever considered running your home like a business?
One of the primary goals ...Continue Reading →
A man’s house is his castle, but it is hardly a place of solace if the roof is caving in. Your home is largest personal investment and it requires a year round maintenance schedule. If you can recall, your Dad and Paw Paw always seemed to be tinkering around the house, and with good reason. Owning a home is a lot of work, but if you know what to do and when, it can take the stress out of caring ...Continue Reading →
We are heading into month four of the new year and more often than naught, our New Year’s resolutions are falling by the way side. In our ongoing series, being a Dapper Gent, we have examined everything from sleep to hydration. However, now we are moving towards the really hard work, the real you. As a man and a dapper gentleman, I must ask a question about your health. Are you financially fit? If you’re like three out of four ...Continue Reading →
It is amazing that as parents, when our kids get a bit cranky, we realize they are in need of a nap. What about you? You are irritable, getting on everyone’s nerves and snapping at things that are just plain silly. To add insult to your funky attitude, you want to argue about every little thing.
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There are some four letter words that should not be uttered in public. Diet is one of those words. We as Americans are totally bombarded by new dieting trends every year from high carb, low carb to no carb eating plans that screw up our bodies. Depriving your body of carbs is not necessarily a good thing. Carbohydrates are needed for your mitochondria to properly function because these are the power producers. So in this issue of your ...Continue Reading →
Two weeks into the New Year, the new weight loss plan has been pushed slightly aside, especially with football at the height of the season. It is hard to think about weight loss when there are hot wings and queso dip and tons of chips and salsa to go around. Did I happen to mention the ice-cold beers?Continue Reading →