By Patrick Tuttle
on 5.5.09

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We live in crazy times. Between a faltering economy, an epidemic of swine flu and real life pirates, men have plenty to be stressed about. But that doesn’t mean you should forgo living and enjoying life. In the words of Ferris Bueller, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it. ” We couldn’t agreed more here at Gear Patrol.

We decompress by enjoying the simple pleasures of life. As you can see from the embedded video, Anthony appreciates a midnight cigar in New York, while Eric relaxes by tinkering with the video function on his Nikon D90 (see video below). I myself like to head to the driving range. There is a zen-like feeling that befalls me as I launch ball after ball into the night air. Each swing transferring a bit of the week’s tension into those little white orbs.

So, how do you relax and unwind? And be honest. If you enjoy a good bubble bath and cold Chardonnay like our man Ben Bowers does, you shouldn’t be afraid to state that publicly.