#FlashbackFridayFunday – Do You Remember The Bartman?

Hey gang! The internet is FULL of fun remembrances of our childhoods – on most Fridays, we’ll share our #FlashbackFridayFunday thoughts on something from the deep recesses of our memory. This week it’s time for us all to move your hips from side to side now… Do the Bartman! In 1990, the FOX show that never dies – The Simpsons – released an album of … Continue reading #FlashbackFridayFunday – Do You Remember The Bartman?

#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?

#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?

#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?

#FlashbackFridayFunday – Optimus Prime Toy Commercial

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. The other night my son asked me what kind of things I used to put on my wish list to Santa. I told him I was a big action figure guy. Star Wars. GI Joe. ThunderCats. … Continue reading #FlashbackFridayFunday – Optimus Prime Toy Commercial

#FlashbackFridayFunday – Remember SilverHawks?

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 – I’m remembering the ThunderCats-esque cartoon called SilverHawks! Who else remembers this 1986 classic? Little known fact – this series was developed by Rankin/Bass! Yeah, the people behind Rudolph brought us SilverHawks AND ThunderCats! … Continue reading #FlashbackFridayFunday – Remember SilverHawks?

12 Days of Christmas Songs! My Favorites!

On Facebook, I was challenged by a friend to share a favorite Christmas song, every day, for 12 days. I’ve enjoyed these kinds of lists in the past – and I LOVE Christmas music. So, I was happy to do it! Christmas music is pure joy to me. I’m sad when the radio stops playing it at some point on Christmas day and goes back … Continue reading 12 Days of Christmas Songs! My Favorites!

How Being A High School Geek Helped Me Be A Good Dad

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

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

Goodbye to Toys R Us – I’ll Always Be a Toys R Us Kid!

As a little kid, there was a stretch of I-95 in Connecticut that drove right by a giant Toys R Us. There you’d see the neon sign, with giant Geoffrey the Giraffe head rising above the roadway – a beacon to get us to go there. We never went. Frivolous shopping wasn’t something we did. Then, one day, my grandparents were in town and they … Continue reading Goodbye to Toys R Us – I’ll Always Be a Toys R Us Kid!