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, ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly Head Back to School!

Our amazing friends at ThinkGeek sent us a pack of Back to School goodies to try out and share our thoughts with you. So, what did they send us? A Firefly Serenity USB Flash Drive Wow, this thing is impressive! We use and toss USB flash drives all the time. They look like a stick and we lose them. (Remember when they used to be … Continue reading Modern Man, ThinkGeek, Harry Potter and Firefly Head Back to School!

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

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

My daughter is about to turn one and a half. She’s grown into such an interesting and funny little girl. But I still have such a hard time communicating with her. She gets what I’m saying – but it’s the relaying info back to me where we get caught up. She knows if she says the word loud enough and points, I’ll get it. If … Continue reading What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

“One thing. Just one thing.”

I’ve forgotten how to do just one thing. No, I haven’t forgotten how to do any one thing specifically… Actually, that’s not true. I’m sure I’ve forgotten MANY specific things over the last 40+ years – the lyrics to Rhythm is a Dancer, how to do a somersault without breaking my neck and most of algebra.

What I’m referring to is that I don’t remember how to NOT multitask anymore. For the Modern Man, we’re told that it’s such a valuable tool for most of life. Watch the kids while making dinner. Mowing the lawn while listening to the ball game. Checking my emails during the morning bathroom time.

But I can’t just sit still and do one thing.

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Inside the Modern Man Tool Box – Inflation Kit

From time to time on Modern Man we’re going to share items around the house and yard that help save our time, patience and sanity! The summer heat has arrived in Southern New England. As is normal the past few years, it sneaks up on you – no time to acclimate. It’s 50 degrees one day and the next it’s 95 in shade! “Man it’s … Continue reading Inside the Modern Man Tool Box – Inflation Kit

Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode One – Much To Learn You Still Have

The Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode One “Much to learn you still have…” Episode One is here! Join us (Jon, KP and Maty) as we discuss two things we hold dear – our kids and Star Wars! Every modern father knows there will be a time when he must teach his children the love that is Star Wars. We chat our way through … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Episode One – Much To Learn You Still Have