Step up and Man up
By Robert Littell, 1933
Glancing out of the window, I can see the subject–and eventual victim–of this inquiry, dangerously perched in the crotch of an old chestnut tree, about fifteen feet above the ground. Should I rush out and tell him to get down? Or should I let him be, hoping that he won’t…
I know this is just a reblog but this is a great article about skills every man should learn and why. Not just physically useful skill but skills with an ethos and an important point behind them. I agree with the author on most points besides his reservations against joining the military, which has been a major part in my life. I do proudly possess some of the abilities listed but like all men, I need to work on a few things
This story comes from my home state of Wyoming, where men are men, and men are outnumbered by dangerous creatures. That being said this is, flat out, one of the most testosterone drenched, badass stories I’ve ever come across. To be half as brutally manly as C. Dale Petersen is a noble goal to be sure.