BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL
Now isn’t that a great way to start your day? Fortunately, the warning was a mistake…a really big one. Those dwellers in tropical paradise had a bad half hour or so, when they thought that the land of pineapples would soon have a big mushroom cloud over it.
The point for bachelors was poetically put by seventeenth century writer Robert Herrick in his poem To the Virgins To Make Much of Time when he penned these lines: Gather ye rosebuds while ye may, Old Time is still a-flying; And this same flower that smiles today Tomorrow will be dying.
So, gentlemen, smoke the good cigars, drink the premium Scotch, enjoy your existence to the max…because one never knows when one fine morning it will be your last day on earth.
Okay, there is golf. Ho hum. Want something more challenging, more aerobic, more romantic and just plain more bachelor cool?
FENCING. Great workout, like combat chess between pirates and other swashbuckling types, but you are the chessman, and you get to whack people with a (dull) foil, epee’ or saber. (Saber is the most fun, I think, because you can slash as well as stab).
I have seen men in their eighties who can still make like Errol Flynn. The competition in this sport is fast and furious, and a hell of a lot of fun. Even James Bond did it in the movies. (Die Another Day).
Women love it when they hear you fence, and you can get some rich clients from it…just like golf, only better. Click on the image above, and get turned on to the six part documentary.
In the ninth bachelor commandment written in the manifesto we read:
THOU SHALT FURTHER THY EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE TO KEEP THY LIFE INTERESTING.
Now, regardless of how much education you have enjoyed…or suffered through, you could always use more, especially when college courses come from major universities, and you can get them for free (if you are not looking for credit, or a piece of paper to hang on your wall).
There are hundreds of subject areas to choose from, practical, philosophical, historical, artistic, and a hell of a lot more. So, without further ado, mosey on over to