Staying Cool with the Kiddos in the Dog Days of Summer

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

New Video – Top 10 Favorite Rides at Walt Disney World

I saw online, that our friends at the Dole Whipped Blog mentioned that Disney was releasing their 2019 travel packages for Walt Disney World. I am very excited, because soon we’ll be planning our own family vacation there in 2019! This, paired with Robby’s latest Disney Dad’s Dozen list, led to me reminiscing about my previous trips to the “House of Mouse”. I was thinking … Continue reading New Video – Top 10 Favorite Rides at Walt Disney World

A Modern Man’s Favorite Toys Growing Up

We’ve posted a new video on our YouTube Channel with a fun subject – toys! I was feeling nostalgic after working on my list of Favorite 80s Movies, and with that waive of sentiment came flooding back memories of the toys I loved playing with while growing up. I worked with Jay, our Technical Producer, and we came up with the following video, talking about … Continue reading A Modern Man’s Favorite Toys Growing Up

My Favorite 1980s Movies – One For Each Year

After binge watching Cobra Kai (read my review here) on YouTube a few weeks ago, I started thinking about how much I still think about or quote my favorite movies from the 80s. I sat down and starting writing out the list. As I researched each movie a little, I was noticing that the years the movies were released all differed. It was almost as … Continue reading My Favorite 1980s Movies – One For Each Year

My Love-Hate Relationship With Spring

The buds are bursting, the grass is growing, baseball is playing and my eyes are watering – it must be spring! In another from the ‘Truck Tales’ Saga, I worked with our new Technical Producer, Jay, to create this video featuring the Top 5 Things I Love and Hate about Springtime. It is now posted to our Modern Man YouTube Channel. Enjoy and then head … Continue reading My Love-Hate Relationship With Spring

10 Favorite Albums That “Made An Impact”

Recently on Facebook, a good friend nominated me to create a 10-day long project, listing 10 favorite albums. The post went like this: In no particular order – 10 all time favorite albums. What really made an impact and is still on your rotation list, even if only now and then. Post the cover, no need to explain and nominate a person each day to … Continue reading 10 Favorite Albums That “Made An Impact”

Modern Man Valentine’s Day Prep – Fun Valentine’s Date Night in our 40s

When we were younger, Valentine’s Dates could mean dancing the night away at a club, a fancy dinner in the city, a weekend away at a B&B. Now we’re older. A lot of us have kids. Finding a normal date-night is a challenge, but then add on the pressure of making it extra special for Valentine’s Day. So, what can we do? Here are some … Continue reading Modern Man Valentine’s Day Prep – Fun Valentine’s Date Night in our 40s