Someone messaged me on Facebook the other day about interest in our 25-year high school reunion. TWENTY FIVE YEARS?! I suddenly find myself here, age 43, not remembering how I got here. Wasn’t I 7-years-old and playing Wiffle Ball in my backyard yesterday? Wasn’t I 12-years-old riding my BMX bike too fast (with no helmet) yesterday? Wasn’t I in high school wearing my oh-so-trendy “Co-Ed … Continue reading Disney Music Makes You Age!
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
“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
I’m recently on the other side of the most recent head cold to sweep through my little family. Across the country, Jon is just starting to embark on his own family head cold. Between tissue usage and trips to the juice aisle in the grocery store, I’ve been keeping note on what tips and tricks I’ve amassed over time to help me battle the cold … Continue reading Top 10 Tips: How a Modern Man Fights a Cold
Recently a ‘freak’ storm hit southern New England and blew 70+ mph wind gusts across my little plot of land. For the next few days and nights, including Halloween, we lived a simpler life. How did we keep the kiddies entertained and feeling safe? Let me share. On Sunday night, with the kids and my wife tucked into bed, I was re-watching The West Wing … Continue reading Top 10 Tips: Surviving a Blackout with Toddlers
My family and I recently returned from a 10-day vacation to the beach wonderland that is Cape Cod in Massachusetts. For anyone new to Mind of Modern Man, I have two kids – a 3.5 year old son (H) and a 1.5 year old daughter (CJ). In fact, H, turned 3 and a half while on this vacation and we celebrate half birthdays in our … Continue reading Tips on Traveling with Toddlers
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