The Junto – Benjamin Franklin’s Intellectual Fight Club.

In the Autumn of 1727 Benjamin Franklin created a club called The Leather Apron Club which was later officially dubbed the Junto. The Leather Apron Club/Junto was a small collection of like-minded men, tradesmen and artisans, that initially met every Friday evening at a local tavern to discuss philosophy, poetry, politics, self-improvement, and network in […]

The Top Five Reasons Why You Need a Wood-Burning Fireplace

It’s August already. The Summer is quickly passing and before you know it Autumn will be upon us. And you know what that means. Time for campfires and fireplaces. I live in an apartment with a wood burning fireplace and I love it. Wood burning fireplace, not gas burning fireplace. This is important. Sorry gas […]