The battle with losing 20 lbs before my next Doctor’s visit continues! I’ve been doing real well sticking to my healthier eating style. (Aside from the necessary trip to Deviant Donuts – totally worth it.) The plan continues to be to change up the style of how I’ve been eating. Cut back on carbs, no sweets, smaller portions. Instead of a tuna grinder for lunch, … Continue reading Trying To Eat “Right” … At A Sports Bar
On my diet – I cheated on my diet! Calm down! Sheesh! It’s been 3 weeks since the annual trip to the doctor I told you all about in my last post. The dreaded “you need to lose weight” conversation. I’ve been so good. I’ve pretty much cut all sweets and carbs out of my diet. And it has not been easy. Let’s go back … Continue reading I Cheated And It Felt Great!
When we had our first kid, it was time to start taking care of myself a little better. That meant that it was time to get an annual physical. Being in my 40s made it even more important. I hated doctors. They would take my blood pressure, temperature and bang my knee with a rubber hammer. Then, just as it would be seemingly over, I’d … Continue reading Getting (a) Physical – The Battle of the Bulge Begins
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
Happy Valentines Day everyone! Do you want to make some “magic” of your own while at the Walt Disney World Resort? Here are 12 experiences for you and that special person in your life to enjoy a little romance on your vacation. 1. A Fireworks cruise. You can get book a private yacht and be taken out on Bay Lake, Seven Seas Lagoon or the … Continue reading Disney Dad’s Dozen – Romantic Experiences for Valentines Day
“You learn something new every day.” Time for this week’s installment of things that I learned. Let’s get to sharing! Tom Hanks is playing Mr. Rogers. I adored watching Mr. Rogers as a kid. As an adult, a friend had gifted me the book “The World According to Mister Rogers: Important Things to Remember”. It’s filled with the insight and ‘feel good’ things you’d expect … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #3 – February 11, 2018
“You learn something new every day.” Time for this week’s installment of things that I learned. Let’s get to sharing! The WWE Women’s Royal Rumble was outstanding! Last week, Steve and I talked about the guilty pleasure of watching professional wrestling. We were getting excited for the upcoming PPV – The Royal Rumble. This year was the first that the uber-talented women’s division would have … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #2 – February 4, 2018
“You learn something new every day.” Ain’t it the truth? This old dog is always willing to try out some new tricks. So, why not share? I’m going to try something new on the site. I’m going to share a few quick hits on some things that jumped out at me each week. Sharing is caring – right? Let me stop with the clichés and … Continue reading What Did I Learn This Week? – #1 – January 28, 2018
Earlier this week, my wife and I celebrated our 8-year anniversary of our first date. We went to see Avatar and ate at TGIFridays. We had an amazing time. Obviously, life-long connections were made. I look back. I remember looking dorky in those 3-D glasses in the theater. I remember thinking how great it was that she likes Fridays too! She ordered and HOUSED an … Continue reading Modern Man Menu – Easy Recipe for Crispy Bacon-Filled Potato Skins!
You’re at a party, having a great time, feeling no pain. Then – blammo – that tortilla chip flips the wrong way and the roof of your mouth is ripped apart in a small silent agony. You try to play through. Some more sips of your beer, a little potato chip action with some soothing French onion dip – and you’re feeling better. Then, without … Continue reading When Chips Cut The Roof Of Your Mouth… And Other Annoying Pains
GUIDE #1: FOOD & DRINK The way to a man’s heart – feed him. Want to do it even quicker? Offer him a drink. Here are 8 gifts sure to talk to the budding chef, foodie or bourbon fan in your life. ProKeg Stainless Steel Growler prokeg.com $21.99 There are so many great local brewerys around these days. The freshest way to take home the … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man 2017 Holiday Gift Guide – Food & Drink
Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! We LOVE this holiday. What’s not to love? Family, Football and Food. BOOM! It’s as close to a perfect day as you can get. We hope you spend some time with friends and family and share what you’re thankful for, with them all. Since you are gathered here, around our cyber table – we will share what we are thankful for … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving – What The Modern Men Are Thankful For