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How To Win A Good Girl For Life

“Love was as marked a feature in the chivalric character as valour; and in the phrase of the time, he who understood how to break a lance, and did not understand how to win a lady, was but a half a man.” Charles Mills, The History of Chivalry, or Knighthood and its Times (1825) Knights […]

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A GoodGuySwag Proposal

I spent so much time putting this video together for the wedding, I wanted to share the experience. I’ve been blessed with the most amazing friends while I’ve lived in this huge city.  When I knew it was time to propose to Kristen, I enlisted the help of two of my friends (Ruel and Harlan). […]

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How A Knight Pursued A Lady

Back in the late 80’s Nintendo released a video game called Super Mario Brothers. Mario or Luigi fight to rescue Princess Peach, or Princess Toadstool if you’re old school. A 15th Century knight by the name of Sir Thomas Malory would say this is the heart of chivalry: “The very purpose of a knight is to […]

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So you want to be great?

“The price of greatness is responsibility.”  Winston Churchill You were created to do great things.  Do you still dream?  Do you still have hope?  In the movie The Lion King, young Simba sings, “I Just Can’t Wait To Be King.”  There’s always an enemy waiting to send you fleeing in the other direction.  Maybe your dreams […]

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Is Chivalry Dead? Part 1: The History

“Chivalry” conjures up an image of a man in a top hat from the 1800’s laying his coat over a puddle so his lady won’t have to get her shoes wet. The French origin of the term chivalry means “horsemanship,”[1] so you could theoretically say chivalry is a form of horse riding during the Middle […]

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Start With Yourself

For a few summers, my vacations were spent sailing through the Caribbean.  During that time, I discovered parallels between sailing and life.  While in a storm, a sailboat must sail directly into the waves.  If the sailboat moves parallel to the waves, it will be overturned. The first step towards being a good guy is […]

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Single Guy Going to a Wedding? 3 Must Knows

A few years ago, a friend asked me to be a groomsman in his wedding.  The ceremony was in Colorado, and I decided to maximize my trip out there.  I convinced one of my friends to go on a white water rafting trip.  It was a great idea.  Maybe not on the day of a wedding.  Technically, we should’ve been good […]

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