Like a trip through the past

If I could go back and see myself as an adolescent, I would probably find him in an arcade. Aladdin’s Castle at White Oaks Mall is where I first caught video gaming fever, and if I had to put a date on it it would be around 1980. I eventually moved my video gaming toContinue reading “Like a trip through the past”

Some thoughts about video games

Image at¬†http://www.chicagonow.com/inside-chicago-improv/files/2013/04/DK-print.png I’m not sure who made today Video Games day, but they sure got me where I used to live. Between spending all of my 8th grade graduation money on game cartridges for my Atari 2600 VCS, to shoveling all of the quarters (yes, unfortunately it was all of the quarters) that I madeContinue reading “Some thoughts about video games”

Probably just as well

I wrote about my fondness for garage sales in the very first post here. On most weekends, it’s hard to drive very far without seeing a sign for a yard sale or a garage sale. And going to them is fun because it costs nothing, and offers a chance to find something interesting. One man’sContinue reading “Probably just as well”