Monthly Archive: December, 2012

Skipper Trick #2: Ask for Help

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As a skipper, you may consider yourself a cowboy, a rugged individualist, a workhorse, etc. You’re the kind of man who builds empires on sweat. But slow down, there, Andrew Carnegie. You’re probably… Continue reading

10 Stories for Skippers

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Skipping isn’t only a time-honored tradition; it’s a literary one, too. These ten books are just examples of the thousands of pieces of literature that add insight into the life of a skipper.… Continue reading

Skipper Trick #1: Seek the Storm

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Welcome to the first post in the “Skipper Tricks” series. This series details crucial steps in skipping bachelorhood. Today, we discuss seeking the storm, also known as “getting in over your head.” Skippers… Continue reading

The Lunch Hour Workout

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Skippers may recall fondly the old college days when free time was abundant. In that seemingly distant past, exercise was easy to come by; you could fit it in whenever you liked. Not… Continue reading

Better Than Average: A History of Skippers

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In 2011, the average groom was 29, his bride, 27. Assuming this average groom spent the average four years in college and graduated at the average age of 22, there was an average… Continue reading

Like Jack Whinery

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Meet the Whinery family: Jack, Edith, and their five children, Laura, Velva Mae, Wanda, AJ, and Lawrence. This photo was taken in 1940, when they were homesteading in Pie Town, NM. Jack was… Continue reading