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Richard James Lee is a Canadian-born Writer, Chef and Entrepreneur. He is the Editor in Chief of Ions and Chef of Kayak SmokeHouse in Toronto. His Printed Works include Dark City Streets and White.

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Quotes for Men to Live By #7

Do what makes you happy.

This might be a cliché in some circles, but that doesn’t mean it’s not true.  This advice may not make you rich,  but money is not the end all and be all of life.  There is nothing in the world more valuable that doing what you truly love.  If love painting go paint.  If you love cooking, be a chef.  If taking out the trash tickles your fancy, then be the best goddamn trash man out there.

And, if like Dylan, you love rocking out and touring the world, do it.

life is too short to do anything else.  Get out there, and do what you love.

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The Weekend Update: Hustle

Some weeks, it’s just about work.  Working, hustling, trying to find clients, keeping clients happy, getting job offers that might be ‘safe’ but could also be a big deal.  Some weeks, it’s about keeping your head down and just working.

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Crackle & Pop: Stay in the House

Current Working mood be like:

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The Beginners Guide to Hygiene, Grooming and Style (Part 1)

You can’t control your genes (well maybe you can soon) and you can’t alter your physical traits (well you can) but you can control how to use what you have and what you were born with. Being healthy, hygienic and a better human is a combination of several different factors all at work with or against each other.

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A Beginner’s WarmUp

The hardest part of getting started is often just starting.  I was stuck without a clear ‘do this’ or ‘eat that’ namely because there is so much out there.  And then I found Raphael.

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