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 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”

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”

2020- The Disconnect of Being Too Connected by V.R.

Sometimes I just wish for a day that we all could go back. I am talking a time machine and warp back to the past, even if only for a day. As I stare at the small 3.5 x 5′ screen I can’t help but wonder, have I became a zombie, a servant, a slaveContinue reading “2020- The Disconnect of Being Too Connected by V.R.”

Reflecting On The Internet Of The 1990s!

The internet of the 1990s! Do you remember America Online (AOL) and Netscape Navigator? Who remembers Ask Jeeves and the early versions of Internet Explorer? There was nothing like hearing that static noise coming from your modem before connecting on a dial-up connection. The 90’s references in this video were amazing, as cheesy as theContinue reading “Reflecting On The Internet Of The 1990s!”

The Official Vintage Retroman Video Game Story

In year 23xx, the world as we know it was peaceful. After decades of war, bloodshed, and tears the planet Thothar was finally at peace. The robot apocalypse was over and humans finally began to rebuild their broken world. A world once ruled by depression, anxiety, mental illness, and evil was no more. Also, theContinue reading “The Official Vintage Retroman Video Game Story”

TMNT Poem- The Tale Of 4 Heroes In A Half Shell

Listen up everyone i have a story to tell/ About 4 heroes, who happen to be in a half shell/ Their names for short are Leo, Mikey, Donny, and Raphael/ Turtles that are teenage mutants from the sewers that smell/ We met up with April O’ Neil who reported that crime/ Is sharply increasing, becauseContinue reading “TMNT Poem- The Tale Of 4 Heroes In A Half Shell”