Happy 70th Birthday, Dad

Today is my dad's birthday. He's 70 years young. It's funny, when you're little, even hearing that someone is 30 or 40 years old sounds ancient. Fifty or 60 is crazy old, and anything beyond that is nursing home city. Now that I'm 40 myself, I don't feel that old. I still feel young inside. And no way do I picture my dad as 70 either. Luckily, he's still in great shape and doesn't look a day over 55, maybe 60. In honor of your birthday, dad, I've put together a list of the 10 biggest memories I have (so far) of you in my life. These aren't the most important ...

Wordless Wednesday: Sheriff Hulk Trooper and Boba Dragonoid

This is my first Wordless Wednesday and I"ve already apparently blown it. But I'll keep this short and just say that my kids rarely play dress up. We watched Iron Man 2 the other night and afterwards they were so wound up, they started playing superhero. Then they went to their closet to play dress-up. And well, you can see the results. Clearly they get their fashion sense from their Old Man.

Winner Announcement – Bonkazonks Giveaway

I just picked the winner in the Marvel Bonkazonks Giveaway, and it's Pamela B! Congrats, Pamela! Your prize should go out next week and hope your son enjoys it! Thanks to everyone who participated. I'm hoping to do a lot more reviews and giveaways in the future too, so keep your eyes peeled.

I Found a Time Machine and I’m Giving it to My Kids

A few months ago, I was in my basement and came upon a box of glorious awesomeness. I knew it was down there but had forgotten about it for awhile. Inside this seemingly ordinary cardboard box was my old Atari 2600 video game system. And yes, it still works. I brought it upstairs, hooked it up in the living room and proceeded to pull out the 100+ cartridges I still had for it. I was so curious how my kids would react. Would they love it? Hate it? Think it's way too lame or easy? And the graphics too blocky? Oddly enough, they saw it and could not wait to try it. ...