Remembering The Sega Game Gear

I got a Nintendo Gameboy in the early 90’s for free. At the time, my mom worked at a Tae Kwon Do school and my brother and I had to accompany her to work...

Jolly Rancher Stix

Growing up in Litchfield we had a small store just down the camp road from my house.  It was called Whip-Poor-Will Variety because it was on the Whip-Poor-Will Road.  The owner Roger, was a...

Batman and Harley Quinn Review (2017)

My History With the Film: I heard about Batman and Harley Quinn back in May 2017, when the first trailer was released. I was thrilled at the idea of Harley Quinn be featured in...

CBS Storybreak

CBS Storybreak was a Saturday morning cartoon anthology series that originally aired from 1985 – 1987 with Bob Keeshan aka Captain Kangaroo as host in live action wrap around’s.  Each episode was a 30...

The Video Store Clerk

My first job was working at a Blockbuster Video. It was a great job that I didn’t fully appreciate until years after I had moved on. Since video store jobs are almost extinct, I...

How I Broke My Collarbone

I was a AAA School Safety Patrol in the fourth grade. Before and after school, I performed a variety of duties like putting up and taking down the American flag, monitoring the hallways and...

Schoolhouse Rocks!

If you ask me Saturday morning cartoons were the absolute best when I was a kid.  On my local ABC channel WMTW 8 at nine am the Bugs Bunny and Tweety Show came on...

Eulogy for Two of My Favorite Restaurants

So far in 2018 two of my favorite restaurants have closed down. I thought I’d spend some time reflecting on these establishments that once brought me so much joy. The first is a chain...

I Want My Antenna TV

I’d like to preface that this isn’t a things where better when I was a kid or a “back in my day” type of blog entry.  No, this is just a reminiscence of time gone...