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
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
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
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!
I loved The Karate Kid growing up. I’m pretty sure my brother and I fought each other after every viewing, back in 1984. I was 9 years old and watched that video tape often. I always love a good underdog story, standing up to the bully. Daniel was a loner and just trying to stand up for himself. I loved the theme about balance. Even … Continue reading Sweep The Leg! Cobra Kai Crane-Kicks Us In The Nostalgia on YouTube
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”
A few days ago, we posted some fun Pixar vs Disney animated movie brackets – done March Madness style – on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Now, we can’t take credit for the creation of these brackets. My 20 year old niece sent it to me. We have a history of going to see Pixar movies together. I wish I could credit the creator – … Continue reading March Madness – Disney & Pixar Brackets