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Reflections of Summer – My Nostalgic Trips to Twin Lakes, Wisconsin

By: - January 5, 2016
Category : Nostalgia, Places

After writing a decent amount of dark subject matter, I’ve decided to mix it up a little bit. I wanted to share with you a story of some of my summer adventures of yesteryear. I hinted about it last time I was back in Chicago over the summer…today I wanted to fulfill that promise. It […]

Haunted Disneyland – Halloween Time and The History of the Haunted Mansion

By: - September 23, 2015
Category : Nostalgia, Places

Last week I was able to take a quick trip to Disneyland with my girlfriend to share in the magic of what Walt Disney wanted his audience to experience 60 years ago. The beauty of this trip was two-fold. First, the trip coincided with Disneyland’s 60th Diamond Anniversary which meant the fireworks show was going […]

The Max Headroom Incident

By: - June 2, 2015
Category : Nostalgia, People, Unsolved

I recently began reading the book For God, Country, and Coca-Cola I received for Christmas from my girlfriend’s parents. The book tells the story of how America’s favorite drink came to be. Its weird to think a pharmacist, John Pemberton, began serving his concoction as a tonic for ill patients and spun into the biggest […]

Opening The Crypt Keeper’s Vault

By: - January 29, 2015
Category : Nostalgia

Growing up, I never had HBO. In fact I never had cable at all. That was okay though, because I usually spent most of my time at my neighbor’s house watching every movie we could possibly get our hands on. Lucky for me my neighbor’s uncle had an obsession with movies. Everytime he finished one, […]

Pumpkin Spiced Memory

By: - October 31, 2014
Category : Nostalgia

I know Halloween gives people mixed emotions. For some its getting to dress up, for others it’s the annoyance of answering the door praying you’ll have enough candy left by the end of the night. Halloween falls on a Friday this year. Growing up, I always liked when that happened. There was something extra special […]