via Yahoo Sports—Brett Keisel is definitely a Real Man, as only a Real Man would arrive at Training Camp in a tractor…
This is not a typical post for us, but in terms of “going deep” it is about as thorough as you can get.
It was sent to me by one of my son-in-laws, but he didn’t write it.
The original is from the New York Times, and is titled 27 Ways to Be a Modern Man. The appended comments are by my son-in-law’s brother, which I suppose makes him my son-in-law once removed, or nephew-in-law, or I don’t know, family relationships can be pretty confusing in Missouri…
The NY Times article begins by noting the standards of etiquette have changed in the modern age, but the modern man will “take the bits from the past that strike him as relevant and blend them with the stuff of today.”
1. When the modern man buys shoes for his spouse, he doesn’t have to ask her sister for the size. And he knows which brands run big or small.
1) A Real Man knows the only mistake larger than shopping for women’s shoes, is depriving his wife of the chance to shop. He just knows better!
2. The modern man never lets other people know when his confidence has sunk. He acts as if everything is going swimmingly until it is.
2) When a Real Man’s confidence has sunk, he merely ramps up his normal level of narcissistic remarks and showboating. This usually results in personal injury and/or embarrassment, but certainly puts things in perspective. Read more