I’m Stuck In Quicksand. I Don’t Know What To Create.

I’ve been staring at my keyboard for hours, days, a week. Nothing is coming. I’m looking for some kind of motivation, and it’s like it’s hiding from me. Every step seems like I keep sinking deeper and deeper into the grittiness of this mental quicksand. I don’t share this with you to whine, or look for sympathy… it’s just that I promised I’d share with … Continue reading I’m Stuck In Quicksand. I Don’t Know What To Create.

I Turned 44 And I’m Falling Apart – Pass The Aspirin

Ok, maybe not the DAY I turned 44, but it seems this year I’m “feeling” my age more. Especially within the last week or so. Ever have a stretch of time like this…. I’ve been feeling good. My whole family has gone through some awful stomach bug – one by one – and luckily I was able to avoid it. I was washing dishes feeling … Continue reading I Turned 44 And I’m Falling Apart – Pass The Aspirin

#FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember WWF Thumb Wrestlers?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – on Fridays, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. This week I trained, I said my prayers and I took my vitamins – BROTHER! One, two, three, four… I declare a thumb war! This past week I visited my parents to wish my Dad a … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember WWF Thumb Wrestlers?

#FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember KangaROOS Sneakers?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – on Fridays, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. This week I found an idea in an itty bitty pocket of my mind – KangaROOS sneakers! Fads come and go and it seems that no age range is safe from the gravitational pull. In elementary … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember KangaROOS Sneakers?

Modern Man Podcast – Episode 9 – Why I Love Baseball

I LOVE BASEBALL! Spring Training is here. The grass is green, the players are running around in the sun and baseball is BACK! Sure, the world seems to be navigating towards NFL Football these days, but I still love the American Pastime. Why? MANY reasons – the history, the passion, the fantasy, the movies and the game itself! Have a listen to Modern Man Podcast … Continue reading Modern Man Podcast – Episode 9 – Why I Love Baseball

Wohven Introduces Kid-Sized T-Shirt Subscription

I’ve already written about my love for Wohven.com, their method of work and their really great products. My wardrobe is entrenched with Wohven goodness – t-shirts, socks, even boxers. The idea behind their monthly mystery design is one I still relish when I head to the mailbox every month. As I said last time: The idea behind their service is fantastic. You have NO idea … Continue reading Wohven Introduces Kid-Sized T-Shirt Subscription

Making Oatmeal From Scratch with Mind of Modern Man

It’s freezing. In fact, today in Connecticut – it’s currently in the 30s and a wind chill bringing it down into the 20s. THEN it’s gusting up to 60mph dropping the wind chill into the teens! What do we do for breakfast when we need a warm, filling and tasty breakfast for the family before heading out on our day? We get “old fashioned”! We … Continue reading Making Oatmeal From Scratch with Mind of Modern Man

#FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember Micro Machines?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – every Friday, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. This week’s nostalgia was suggested by my original best friend (and sometimes enemy) – my little brother. We all had Hot Wheels ans Matchbox cars. Perfect small replicas of real vehicles. But then, around 1987, things … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember Micro Machines?

Why My Kids Got Out Of Bed… #5

I’ve been collecting the reasons my little ones give when they get out of bed at night. I’ll be sharing through the year. #5 is a classic – easily the number 1 reason… or number two, depending on the need: “I Gotta Pee!“ You make them use the bathroom before you put them to bed. You limit the amount they drink between dinner and bedtime. … Continue reading Why My Kids Got Out Of Bed… #5

Modern Man Month of Support – Can You Help? UPDATED WITH PODCAST LINK

Asking for help is never an easy thing to do. For the Modern Man, the younger man and the older man too. There’s something inside us that disconnects when it’s time to ask for help. It’s especially difficult when you’re asking people to give of themselves for you. Maybe it’s a level of embarrassment. Maybe it’s a fear of being let down or not wanting … Continue reading Modern Man Month of Support – Can You Help? UPDATED WITH PODCAST LINK

#FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember The Reggie Bar?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – every Friday, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. Today, with pitchers and catchers already reporting to Spring Training, we remember the Reggie Bar! There are few personalities in the history of baseball as big as Reggie Jackson. As a Yankees fan growing up in … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember The Reggie Bar?

#FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember M.U.S.C.L.E. Men?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – every Friday, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. Today is a STRONG memory! Back in our day, it was the glory days of the WWF (World Wrestling Federation – NOT the World Wildlife Fund – although they had a good 80s too….). Hulk Hogan, … Continue reading #FlashbackFriday Funday – Do You Remember M.U.S.C.L.E. Men?