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

Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 4 – Modern Man Myths

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode Four Modern Man Myths In this episode, the original three Modern Men – KP, Jon and Mat, talk about reader-submitted Man Myths! Asking for directions, cooking on the grill, killing spiders… are they still exclusively for the man? We try to debunk as we go through this episode. Join the conversation in the comments below and let … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast – Episode 4 – Modern Man Myths

Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

Part I The pilot flips a switch and the propeller engages. Over the headset, I hear him relay to the tower that we’re ready to go. Water sprays from the twin pontoon floats below the plane, the nose pitches upwards, the engine roars and we gently lift off from a small lake – that happens to be one the largest float plane airports in the … Continue reading Modern Man Goes Into The Wild

I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won

Bruises. Bites. Cuts. Scrapes. Blood. Sweat. Curses. Tears. Blisters. Burns. Rashes. I had a great long weekend for July 4th. Thanks for asking. No, I didn’t get into a fight and no, I didn’t injure myself performing my own personal pyrotechnic display for the kiddies. I had 4 days off – so there was yard work was to be done! To refresh your memory, or … Continue reading I Fought the Lawn and the Lawn Won

I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!

I’ve been told that there are those moments, of being a Dad, where you’ll feel time stop and wonder where the past has gone – their first steps, the first time they say “Dada”, that first time you hear “I wuv you”. It’s true. Those moments freeze. But those would freeze for anyone – mom, dad, grandpa, uncle, really cool next door neighbor. But I … Continue reading I Feel the Need, the Need for Speed!