We’ve Come A Long Way

Check out my new encouraging song, ”We’ve Come A Long Way”. If you are a fan of that old school southern hip-hop, this one is for you. 🙏🏾 http://www.youtube.com/watch

More Than A Game- 8 & 24

Thinking back to the summer of 1996. Cassette tapes of 2pac Shakur’s “All Eyes on Me” and OutKast’s “Elevators” were inserted into my older brothers boombox’s, with the bass turned up. I was 13 years old at the time. As the music played in the background, I was intensely playing the newly released Super MarioContinue reading “More Than A Game- 8 & 24”

How Legends Are Made Part 3 of 3- Destiny Unfolds (Remastered)

The smoke cleared, the dust settled. A triumphant Link mounted Epona his horse, with the battle-tested Master Sword now resting in his sheath. It was a hard fought war in the land of Hyrule, with the evil Gannon finally destroyed and the three Triforce fragments united. Peace had once again returned to the land. AsContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 3 of 3- Destiny Unfolds (Remastered)”

How Legends Are Made Part 2 of 3- Playing Zelda’s Heartstrings (Remastered)

Dear Link, Wow, I’m speechless! It amazes me that despite the fact you stay so occupied from the harsh realities of battle in Hyrule, that you still make time to write me. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for making me such a priority in your life. Your last letter was filled withContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 2 of 3- Playing Zelda’s Heartstrings (Remastered)”

How Legends Are Made Part 1 of 3- Link’s Love Letter (Remastered)

To my dearest Zelda, I sincerely hope that this letter finds you well. Please give your father my greetings and salutations at the castle. I pray that things in central Hyrule are going well for you and the royal family. Also, please accept my deepest apologies, I intended to write you last week but aContinue reading “How Legends Are Made Part 1 of 3- Link’s Love Letter (Remastered)”

Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend

Legacy…to make a lasting meaningful impact on people, spanning throughout several generations. To leave a legacy is one of the single most important experiences many of us dream about. Presidents talk about legacies, as do athletes, musicians, and celebrities. We should all make it our ambition to leave a lasting legacy for our children, family,Continue reading “Memory Lane Moments Part 6- The Beauty Of The Blend”

Pace Yourself When Running The Race

As I sat playing Sonic The Hedgehog late last night, my oldest daughter who is now 16 actually took a moment to watch. A break from being the cool teenager, the varsity cheerleader, and the bookworm. I’m delighted to see her spending time with me! As parents with teenagers know, those moments are few andContinue reading “Pace Yourself When Running The Race”

My 3 Year Blogaversary!

  Wow, it’s hard to believe that this month in January, 2020 I am celebrating my 3rd year blogging as Vintage Retroman! After waiting decades in fear, in January of 2017 I decided to take the plunge as a writer. I still remember setting up my website and having no clue what I was doing.Continue reading “My 3 Year Blogaversary!”

Memory Lane Moments Part 5- Capitalize On The Close Ties

It is so rare to find true friends. If you were born in the ’70s, 80’s, or 90’s, think back to how many friends you had growing up. Now link that to today. What type of correlation do you see? Truth be told, lifelong friends are a rare commodity. Our experience sends us through manyContinue reading “Memory Lane Moments Part 5- Capitalize On The Close Ties”

Capture The Magic Moments…

Throwback pictures, classic music, old movies, funny memories are the magic of this life. Not a single one of us are guaranteed to live until we are 100, let alone even retire this day and age. I am not saying don’t save for a rainy day or invest in your future. On the contrary, IContinue reading “Capture The Magic Moments…”