After I bought a cabin in the woods last year, I realized there were many things about living in the woods that I, a child of south Texas who then promptly decamped to the paved and well-lit streets of New York City, needed to learn. For instance, how does one turn large pieces of wood into smaller pieces of wood? I had purchased a quarter-cord of wood for the winter, but many of the logs were too big to fit comfortably in my wood stove, and it was cold. Of course not, what a silly question.
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Nobody wants to start a fire in the rain, but sometimes you have to. The Art of Manliness put together a visual guide that makes it easy to remember the steps to get a fire going. A good outdoorsmen knows to dispose of their waste properly. Winter is here, which means plenty of travel for the holidays and lots of adventures through snowy environments and mountain passes. No t-bone steaks involved.
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Use the power of introductions to advance your career and strengthen weak ties. How to pick a right girl when dating. Looking down the list, I can see several areas were I could use some improvement. Here's to becoming more refined gentlemen! Studies show that people remember the beginning of something, and the end of it, the best.