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”

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.”

Testimony: How God Rescued Me From The Chains Of False Religion

I’ve heard the story time and time again. The year was 1985, I was 2 years old. My dad was the father of 8 children, a Vietnam war veteran, product of the early civil rights movement, and was bitter from the years of oppression he went through as a black man in the 1950’s, 60’s,Continue reading “Testimony: How God Rescued Me From The Chains Of False Religion”

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…”

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!”

Celebration 2019

As we enter 2019, where are you mentally, emotionally, spiritually? Are you optimistic about a new year, or plagued by issues of your recent past that maybe didn’t quite work out. Let’s be honest for a second, 2018 was a rough year for many people. I think about how many people i know that struggledContinue reading “Celebration 2019”

The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.

Being thankful is so underrated these days. I think back to my childhood growing up. I was an 80’s baby, born in 1983 yet I can remember it like it was yesterday. Thanksgiving at my mother’s house was always a great time. The nostalgic smell of roasted turkey, ham, macaroni and cheese, fresh collard greens,Continue reading “The Giving Of Thanks, By V.R.”