Gentlemen in TrainingThe Case for Manners for Today’s Young Men – Part 7At a recent business lunch, I was going on about how I want my sons to have respect for me. My customer, who is a mother of two young adults agreed, but quickly reminded me that parents must have respect for their children.…
Charlotte Zolotow brought us the story of William’s Doll more than 40 years ago. JJ Vincent looks at how far we’ve come, and how far we have to go.
“Everybody loves the sound of a train in the distance. Everybody thinks it’s true.” – Paul Simon
Thomas Fiffer revisits the train rides of his youth to share his personal journey to manhood.
“So he and Tish would have to use strange cameras and mascara for a week. So what? After all, the swapped suitcase slip-up had quickly made them the center of their tour group’s sympathy.” By Matthew Pitt
Author Billy Coffey speaks about the effect his father had on his life, and where it’s brought him now.
Andy Bodle is flattered to receive the attention of a much younger woman—while hoping to avoid being noticed by her powerful father.
This comment was by Tom B. on the post “Raising a Son within the Princess Culture.”
William Lucas Walker talks about how four strangers on a train are changing grandparenting.
Andy Hinds and his father share memories of Andy’s bootlegging, fist-fighting, cowboy grandfather, “Tex.”
Sam Pointon has the best job in the world.