In Modern Day Agoge I laid the foundation as to how I am raising my son to understand the world in which we live as well as expose him to the arts, philosophy, mathematics, and experiments which go beyond the 'pass the test' lessons he'll receive in school. In Modern Day Agoge Part II I … Continue reading From Boy to Soy: The Story of Young American Men & Your Role as a Father
I often write about the positives of my life. I write about how well my son and daughter are doing, how great my wife and I are doing, and that my life, as a whole, is awesome. Today, I want to talk about the deep valleys I've walked to reach these peaks. I want to … Continue reading Why Perfection Will Kill You
This is part seven of a seven part series. It's been a solid week, one which has forced me to reflect on how fortunate I am as a man to have the life that I live. I hope you've enjoyed reading the essays this past week as much as I have enjoyed writing them. The … Continue reading Proud to be an American
This is part six of a seven part series. The Order: Son Daughter Wife Finances Home Tradition Country Traditional Beginnings Following your biological programming is the only means to optimal living. What is meant by 'optimal' is the type of life which you enjoy during and look back upon without regret. In the past men … Continue reading Traditions will set you free
This is part five of a seven part series. The Order: Son Daughter Wife Finances Home Tradition Country I set the goal of writing seven posts in seven days. Today is the day that almost broke my streak, almost. I worked from 0600 to 1600 and then went sailing from 1630 to 2000. Got home … Continue reading You Decide Whether Your House is a Home
This is part three of a seven part series. The Order: Son Daughter Wife Finances Home Tradition Country Women have so much of what we have none of Men are the romantics, this is fact. We live hard, love hard, and find overwhelming oceans of emotion when it comes to innocence, beauty, and life. I'd … Continue reading My Wife, the balance to my Masculine
This is part two of a seven part series. The Order: Son Daughter Wife Finances Home Tradition Country There seems to be a misconception among modern fathers that their daughters are beings who are entirely dependent upon and the responsibility of their wife. They view their son as their heir and their daughter as the … Continue reading Your son is your heir, that doesn’t make your daughter the spare.