Monthly Archives: March 2012

Up for auction one childhood

I’ve been re-living my childhood via ebay recently. If I had the money, I would purchase every toy I had as a child. It seems like everyone of them is there. I often wonder how some people manage to hold … Continue reading

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Chicken Or The Egg?

Don’t worry, this isn’t going to be some heavy philosophical discussion. I find it interesting to think about how iconic characters from books, comics,movies, radio and television exist in multiple formats and genres. Quite often these characters reach a vast … Continue reading

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I often hear people joke that there were only three T.V. channels when they were growing up. As I recall, there were slightly more than that when I was growing up in the 60’s and 70’s, but not too many … Continue reading

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Wait Till Your Father Gets Home

That was the title of a 1972-1974 Hanna-Barbera prime time animated sitcom featuring Tom Bosley of Happy Days fame. It was also a popular refrain in most households when I was growing up. The moms of my era did all … Continue reading

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Back Seat Fun

Drive-In Theater. Fun nostalgic site on Drive-In Theaters What comes to mind when you hear the phrase Drive-In Theater? Is it the memory of sitting in the back seat in  your pajamas as a little kid watching a movie or … Continue reading

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Model Behavior

When I was a kid, my dad’s work used to host a children’s Christmas party at the local theater. There was usually some movie shown and presents were given to all who attended. One year my cousin went with my … Continue reading

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Take Me Out To The Ball Game

With Spring just around the corner, many people are getting excited about the upcoming baseball season. I enjoy watching an occasional game, mostly because it just seems to make it feel like Summer, but I am not overly passionate about … Continue reading

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1980s Dark Tower commercial Featuring Orsen Wells – YouTube

Dark Tower was an awesome board game by Milton Bradley. Unlike your typical board game, it featured an electronic computer which presented the results of each turn with a combination of graphics and sound effects. While simplistic by today’s standards, … Continue reading

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Eternal Damnation

Well, that certainly is an ominous title for such a fun loving blog. Believe me, it’s not all that dire. When I was in third grade I attended a very small Catholic School which was predominantly taught by nuns, though … Continue reading

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A Scary Mother Story

That title is quite misleading. There is absolutely nothing scary about my mom. She is  the most sweet and adorable person I have ever known. I’m sure many of you believe that your moms are probably as nice as mine. … Continue reading

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