Category Archives: Male Lifestyle

It’s Movember:

… and Prostate Cancer* is the Subject of the Month (c) 2015, Davd The CBC News website recently reminded us (as part of its biographical sketch of his son Justin, the new Prime Minister), that Pierre Trudeau died of prostate … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Old Men

No Cosmetics Required. (c) 2015, Davd This is written in appreciation and in honour of old men who “mentored” me, as well as in affirmation of what i can now contribute as they did then, and of the value of … Continue reading

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Poor Br. Davd’s Salmon Soup

If Salmon’s Expensive, Use This Technique. If it’s Cheap, in this century, be pleasantly surprised! (c) 2015, Davd Salmon (to repeat) is wonderful food. Given its great merits, particularly as to protein and fatty acids, as the previous post detailed, … Continue reading

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The Stink Bomb

.. an Old Man’s Reflection on Civil Disobedience: (c) 2015, Davd Though i never experienced one myself, i remember them well, announced over school Public Address speakers and local radio stations back in the middle of the 20th Century; and … Continue reading

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Violence and “Real Men”

Two Lessons from Human Evolution (c) 2011*, Davd Human nature formed in hunting and gathering societies, where all adults were producers. Men hunted (e.g Harris, 1989: 278-281), and mostly they hunted co-operatively. Women gathered—foraged roots, berries, and sometimes other edible … Continue reading

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Knitting Rhymes with Sitting:

..When Real Men Can Enjoy Knitting and Why Women Knit More than We Do: (c) 2015, Davd I was sitting in my bed mending a glove, resting after supper, when it occurred to me that i rather enjoy mending socks … Continue reading

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This One’s for the Birds

… specifically, for the Swallows—Indicators of Ecological [un]Health and the Need for Men’s Work: (draft) 2015, Davd On the second full day of calendar Spring, with snow falling and 4-6 inches of the stuff predicted before the storm has moved … Continue reading

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His Human Nature and Hers:

… The Different Humanities of the Two Sexes: (c) 2015, Davd It was a classic put-down, from her point of view: He had been talking of his work, his sports, his accomplishments. She retorted, “I’m a human being, not a … Continue reading

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No Longer the Slave of Ambition…

A New Year’s Resolution Guide for 2015? (c) 2014, Davd Men, it does you more harm than good to look for a good job, work very hard, and make a lot of money, if you don’t get to enjoy both … Continue reading

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Lazy Man’s Pickles:

..an Easy, Tasty way to Diversify Your Snacking: (c) 2014, Davd During the “Holiday Season”, at parties and even early in the sequence of fancy dinners, you’ll probably see lots of pickles. Personally, I generally like dills best; but bread-and-butter … Continue reading

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