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Strong Words 11-02-06

Well, I hate when people start threads for the Strong Words but I couldn’t help myself. I just love this quote, it really speaks to me. Sure, it is great to look good nekkid but man is here for more than that.

To produce something viable and lasting in partnership with the earth around us is, for me, one of the greatest feelings. I’ve always had gardens and enjoy working in the soil; the sentiment Marcus is getting at applies to more than literally a vineyard. Do something with your strength, whether it be of the flesh or character!

[quote]apayne wrote:
I’ve always had gardens and enjoy working in the soil
[/quote]

That would explain why you do it in the ass so much.

[quote]sic wrote:
apayne wrote:
I’ve always had gardens and enjoy working in the soil

That would explain why you do it in the ass so much.[/quote]

Amen, sister! That, and my latent homosexuality. NNTAWWT.

Why do strong arms fatigue themselves with frivolous dumbbells? To dig a vineyard is worthier exercise for men. – Marcus Valerius Martialis (40 AD - 103 AD)

Great quote. I am glad you started this thread. Actually building something real and useful is so satisfying.

It is too bad manual labor pays so poorly and is looked down upon.