“Over-sentimentality, over-softness, in fact washiness and mushiness are the great dangers of this age and of this people. Unless we keep the barbarian virtues, gaining the civilized ones will be of little avail.” –Theodore Roosevelt Sometimes when young men begin their journey into manhood, they start in on the gentlemanly side of things. They dress … Continue reading Manliness Precedes True Gentlemanliness | The Art of Manliness
Several months back, I was sitting in a bar in Manhattan’s Lower East Side engaging in a cocktail and conversation with several other patrons. After a bit of chatter, one of the gentlemen asked, “Where do you live?” Sensing he picked up on my slight Southern drawl, I proudly proclaimed Nashville, TN. To my chagrin, … Continue reading A Southern Gentleman’s Kitchen: How Cooking Can Make You a Better Man (+Book Giveaway) | The Art of Manliness
Searching the web for interesting content to post to my Guided Insight Facebook page I ran across an article 12 Things A Real Gentleman Does Differently, I found the article too be interesting, and it made me think…. “Hmmm, do they even exist anymore?”. Can a society of self absorbed, gadget loving, constantly plugged in … Continue reading Is there such a thing as real gentlemen?
Image via Wikipedia January 24, 2012 State of Michigan Government Lansing Michigan Honorable Representatives: I write this open letter for several reasons, but mostly because of my deep love and pride in my state. I am a Michigander from birth, and God willing I will die in my home state. But this letter is not … Continue reading Open Letter to the State of Michigan Government