Recently the news has been filled with large corporations and restaurant chains saying they’re ditching single-use plastic straws and going for alternatives. Disney World had this to say in a July 26, 2018 statement: By mid-2019, The Walt Disney Company will eliminate single-use plastic straws and plastic stirrers at all owned and operated locations across the globe, amounting to a reduction of more than 175 … Continue reading Little Changes to Save The Earth – Bye Bye Plastic Straws!
As Billy Crystal used to say on Saturday Night Live, back in the day, “It’s better to look good than to feel good.” How does the Modern Man find time to look good beyond a shower and a disposable razor shave? We have family. We have jobs. We have homes to care for and then all the little things that fill every moment between those … Continue reading A Modern Man Success Story – Christian Iannucci – Doorbell Barbers
Recently, I’ve noticed that all the shows my kids watch have catchy theme songs. Too catchy if you ask me .. as I sing Daniel Tiger here in my office. But our shows? The shows we watch – nothing. No lyrics. Nothing to sing along to. But, you take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have the facts … Continue reading New Video – Top 10 Favorite TV Theme Songs
When you stop and think about all the skills you need to be a “GOOD” father, it’s never-ending. There are no manuals and kids don’t come with handy Ikea-like instruction guides. You must have some things deep inside you that come out at the right time. I was thinking about this ‘particular set of skills’ and where some of those came from. The more I … Continue reading How Being A High School Geek Helped Me Be A Good Dad
In one of our earlier podcasts, Jon, Mat and I talked about Modern Man Myths. One of them was stopping to ask for directions, and we waxed poetic on what GPS system we use to get where we’re going. It’s foolproof. Until last night. I was driving out to Buffalo Wild Wings to meet up with some friends from our Fantasy Baseball League for our … Continue reading Network Down – I’m Driving Blind!
In Southern New England it’s currently in the high 90s with a heat index into the 100s+. What’s a heat index? It’s how hot it FEELS. Or as Weather.gov puts it: “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity”. That’s a partly valid phrase you may have heard in the summer, but it’s actually both. The heat index, also known as the apparent temperature, is what … Continue reading Staying Cool with the Kiddos in the Dog Days of Summer
A few months ago I wrote about my doctor challenging me to lose weight, for the better of myself and everyone in my life. Then, a bit after that, I wrote about a day I ‘cheated’ on my diet with an amazing donut from a local pop-up shop called Deviant Donuts. I mentioned how it felt so good. Recently, it was Father’s Day weekend. My … Continue reading I Binged Off My Diet – And It HURT!