Hello again! As the prep work continues on my family’s DADVenture to Walt Disney World this fall, this post is going to focus some specific things we’ve been doing to get our little kids (5 and under) ‘ready’ for their first trip to the Happiest Place on Earth. I have quite a few tricks that worked, and one that really didn’t. With our kids being … Continue reading DADventure Disney – Prepping The Little Kids for Your Trip to Walt Disney World
Congratulations – you’ve decided to take your family to Walt Disney World. It’s a euphoric feeling. The excitement is crashing over everyone. But hold off on ordering those matching t-shirts just yet. Now… the planning begins. Now… the work is ahead of you. Don’t freak out on me. This is why DADventure Disney is here. I can help. So, where do you start? If you’re … Continue reading DADventure Disney – Planning Tool – The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids 2019
Hey gang! Time to jump into the planning for my family’s DADventure to Walt Disney World later this fall. I could start with the research or the tools or budget concerns – but nah – let’s talk FOOD to kick things off, shall we? Yeah, we shall! When my wife and I went to Disney World on our honeymoon about 6 years ago, I did … Continue reading DADventure Disney – My Top 10 Favorite Snacks I’m Excited To Find at Walt Disney World
You’re relaxing at home. All cozy. The kids are fed, bathed and quietly reading or coloring. You turn to your significant other and in a moment of pure hypothesis, you say (in a voice not loud enough for the peanut gallery to hear) “We should go to Disney World”. Sometimes, that’s all it takes. IF your significant other turns back to you and says “Ok, … Continue reading DADventure Disney – Let Me Introduce Myself and What DADventure Disney is All About
Hey! It’s Keith from Mind of the Modern Man – the website and podcast about a guy in his 40s, living life and telling stories. A while ago, I shared the story while I was observing a little slice of life, stuck in the waiting vestibule of the local Pep Boys. As I sat there, I took to my laptop and typed down what was … Continue reading ModernMan Podcast – My Time With The Admiral
Hey! I go back, exactly 20 years from today, for this week’s story. July 18, 1999 – a trip to Yankee Stadium and what ensued was nothing short of an amazing story – and not just for the reason you think. It was Yogi Berra Day! My hero, Don Mattingly was Back at the Stadium! Paul O’Neill made a Highlight Reel catch. David Cone pitched … Continue reading New Modern Man Story Podcast – THIS Close to Perfect
In the mail last month, I received the newest graphic tee from our friends at Wohven.com. It’s a great look – and reminds me 100% of what it was like getting dressed in the late 80s and early 90s and some of the great memories those shirts were a part of for me. Listen to our latest podcast by clicking the image below or hitting … Continue reading Mind of the Modern Man Podcast Story – More Than Just A T-Shirt
Hello readers! A few years ago, a merry band of Star Wars fanatics and I put together Top 10 Lists of our favorite Star Wars characters, ships, aliens, and so much more! We’ve resurrected this here on MindofModernMan for Star Wars Saturdays! This week we asked the hardest question in the galaxy – who are our favorite Star Wars Characters? This includes the movies AND … Continue reading ModernMan Star Wars Saturday Top 10 – Favorite Star Wars Characters
With everyone heading to the beach for the Fourth of July weekend, I have another story for you. Today, I’m recalling a recent family trip to the beach. Give a listen now, or find it on iTunes. You can catch the transcript below, too. I’ve mentioned, in previous stories, my major disinterest in the beach. The heat scalding your skin. The shells slicing the soft … Continue reading New Story Podcast – Where Am I Supposed To Look?
Hey gang, Keith here with another story for you. For this one, I’m going to spend your time talking about… Socks. Yeah, socks. Wait – don’t close out the page yet! Hear me out. I feel like socks get overlooked. A lot. They’re like the Brady Bunch’s Cousin Oliver of the clothes family. We all wear them, but for the most part, we don’t spend … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Socks – No, Really!
We’ve decided to change up direction a bit here at Mind of Modern Man and get back to our roots of simple storytelling. We told you all, this site would be about a guy in his 40s, living life, and telling the story. So – we’re going to flesh that out for you. We’ll still post about some of our favorite pop culture things, great … Continue reading A Modern Man Story Podcast – Closer I Am To Fine
Hello readers! A few years ago, a merry band of Star Wars fanatics and I put together Top 10 Lists of our favorite Star Wars characters, ships, aliens, and so much more! We’ve resurrected this here on MindofModernMan for Star Wars Saturdays! Recently SC38Reimagined gave us a new imagining of the battle between Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi from A New Hope. And everyone got … Continue reading ModernMan Star Wars Saturday Top 10 – Favorite Star Wars Lightsaber Battles