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Monthly Archives: August 2013

White or Red?

Have you ever taken a lady to a restaurant and she asks you to recommend a good wine?  Your palms sweat, you crack a joke about red wine giving you a headache and then you try to deflect as much as possible?  Mainly because you do not like wine or you have no real experience …

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Opening Doors

Gentlemen, have you tried to open a door for a lady that gives you attitude?  Do it anyway. Men have you offered to pay a tab and your lady friend gave you attitude?  Do it anyway. Have you been polite in an elevator and held the door and the woman give you a dirty look? …

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A Note-worthy Man

In my father’s day, men could write a quick note without a problem.   There were no cell phones or email.  Correspondence was done in a gentler more appreciative way.  My father had to actually pick up a phone to call someone, speak to someone in person or write a quick note.  Even though we …

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A Matter of Protocol

Something that is completely unnecessary for a modern man is the lack of protocol or what is right to do.  A man’s duty is to know how to behave in all situations.  Last weekend, I was at a family wedding when I noticed some of the men around the room had no idea how to …

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