6 Ways to Travel Like Hemingway
The mission of a man should be to squeeze as much life as possible from each day he's here. By all accounts Hemingway accomplished that as much as any. The Dos Equis, Most Interesting Man In the World has to, in part, be modeled on some combination of Hemingway and Roosevelt and Churchill; men who understood what it meant to be a man, the adventures that manliness requires, and the duty that a man must create something lasting while he's alive, to leave something for this planet, to leave a legacy of some kind. I did a little research before [...]Read more
Will You Teach Me How to Be a Man?
When I was 3 my old man taught me how to skate. I think it was the same year I learned how to throw a baseball and football and throw a punch, but hockey is what's stuck in my mind as my first athletic skill because with skating and puck-handling I was also shown how a man can handle pain. I grew up in a college town nestled within Vancouver, BC. A five-walk from our townhouse was an ice rink where my dad would play some pretty competitive beer league hockey. 'Twas an old rink when we lived there. It [...]Read more