The Colonel’s Journal

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Articles to improve your life, style, romance, and manly skills; just plain interesting.

13 Tips For Great Holiday Pictures

Despite the fact that your smartphone may be boasting 20 or 30 megapixels, that little camera is severely limited due to its tiny little lens. With such a small lens,…

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The 1908 New York To Paris Auto Race

Yup, auto race. From New York City to Paris. In 1908. Also, it was winter. These men were nuts, one of them even challenged one of his teammates to a…

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Topics to Endear Others And Keep A Conversation Going

It’s one of the most dreaded moments in a conversation – the awkward silence. Neither of you know what to say, and the longer it goes on, the more the…

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Flexible Dieting: Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

When thinking of “dieting” most men think of small portions and bland food. Lowering caloric intake by eating healthy foods like salads can lead to weight loss over time, but…

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Murder Mystery Onboard A Burning Prohibition Ship

Between 1930 and 1934 the SS Morro Castle made lucrative trips between New York and Havana, Cuba. In the midst of the Great Depression and alcohol prohibition in the United…

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5 Tips From A Con Man On How To Handle Being In Over Your Head

We’ve all been there: you talked a big game and now it’s time to walk the walk, but you have no idea what you’re doing. Perhaps you were more than…

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How To Make Beef Stroganoff

With the cold winter months arriving, it’s time to start learning how to prepare some of your favourite winter meals. Beef stroganoff is a hearty, warm meal that will keep…

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The Interchangeable Wardrobe

An interchangeable wardrobe is a smart wardrobe. Have a think about your wardrobe; likely you have several outfits that are stand-alone, meaning that you can’t really wear much of it…

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Rockefeller’s 6 Personal Traits For Success

John D. Rockefeller: American oil tycoon, philanthropist, and billionaire. Considered the wealthiest American of all time and a self-made man, he formed the Standard Oil Company in 1870—the world’s largest…

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The Soldier No One Told

“You are absolutely forbidden to die by your own hand. It may take three years, it may take five, but whatever happens, we’ll come back for you. Until then, so long as…

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