As much as I love my wife and kids, I do have other hobbies, like sports, fantasy sports and then my obsessive love for Star Wars, Boyz II Men, and the TV show Friends. So, yah, my blog is primarily about my life with three kids but every now and then I have to write about pop culture nonsense. What’s it to you?
I word vomit about sending our kids back to school during a pandemic, race issues, and … that’s all I got.
Kid Friendly?: “The Last Dance” – 23 Takeaways from Watching the Chicago Bulls Dynasty Documentary with Kids
“The Last Dance” was a nostalgic walk through the NBA I grew up on. I have 23 takeaways about the documentary, including being able to share my NBA fandom with my kids.
It’s the unofficial official Star Wars Day, May the Fourth, so here are the Top-10 Work-Related Star Wars Quotes!
Unboxing videos seem to be quite the rage on YouTube! As a sort of joke, the kids and I thought we’d sit down and do our first official unboxing of the LEGO Ideas Central Perk Friends set.
Want to find out what baseball movies are age appropriate for your kids? Here are The Johnson Five’s top-five favorite baseball movies for kids! What do you write about when we’re in uncertain times? Do you hop on the bandwagon and write something virus related? I started to and then I realized why does anyone … Continue reading Kid Friendly?: Five Best Baseball Movies to Watch with Kids
We got our Xbox One back! I say ‘we’ because it showed up in my name, even though my son Lukas won it in fantasy football (see the hyperlink on ‘fantasy football’? That means you can click on it, just in case you’re like, “Won it in fantasy football? How the … “) What a summer … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Ten of My Favorite Toys of All-Time
Forrest Gump, Alicia Silverstone, All-4-One and Boyz II Men, I flashback to the Summer of ’94 in my latest post.
Achieved a first over the weekend. Mark it down in the annals of The Johnson Five history book: July 11, 2015 – Went to the movies for the first time as a family, solely the five of us. We’ve gone to the movies a few times prior as a family, but it usually involved an extra buddy … Continue reading Which “Inside Out” Character Are We?
This fanboy’s instant reaction to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer.
By now you all know that Star Wars plays a Death Star sized role in my life. Thus, Star Wars, plays a Death Star sized role in my family’s life. Since Lis and I are embarking on our 11th year of marriage, I thought I would put a Star Wars spin on my usual anniversary post. … Continue reading Eleven Star Wars Phrases to Describe 11 Years of Marriage
A lot has happened since “My Day as a Stormtrooper” aka the 2013 American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sky Valley (from this point on called the ‘RFL’). Well, maybe a lot hasn’t happened, I’ve just been busy making a lot happen, if that makes sense. If you’ve read my blog for any length … Continue reading My Day as a Stormtrooper aka the 2013 ACS Relay For Life!
What I’m about to tell you is going to seem unreal. Most of you won’t believe it. Most of you won’t care. However, for the six of us that took part in it, it will be an experience that we’ll never forget. Since it was a roller coaster of a ride let’s see if I … Continue reading A Night We’ll Never Forget!
It’s been awhile since I’ve graced your presence with my nonsense. I’ve started five different blogs only to stop midway through it because of interruption. I got three-quarters of the way through this one when I “took a break” only to be reminded by my sister-in-law that I haven’t written in awhile. She says she … Continue reading Twenty: My Tribute to Boyz II Men
UPDATE: Before I begin I just wanted to say thank you to everyone that has come and visited my online journal…blog. I recently surpassed 200,000 hits on my blog. That’s a lot! I know 199,000 of that is probably my Mom and I but still to have that many hits makes me feel good. A … Continue reading Relating to another TV show – November 6, 2007
I’ve decided to be generous and give you all an early Christmas present. That’s right, I’m going to release the top two Christmas movies of all time today! Whoohoo! I figure most of you that remember what movies were on the list and what you voted for can kind of guess which two movies are … Continue reading The Best Darn Christmas Movie of All-Time
It’s not Christmas if it’s not spent with the Griswolds. At least for the Johnson’s its not. Oops, did I ruin it already? Our No. 3 film was the highest ranked movie on the list. It averaged an 8.0 ranking and was named No. 1 on eight ballots, also the most. Every year, either on … Continue reading No. 3 – A Good Ol’ Fashioned Christmas
I was trying to think of something a little more interesting. Something a little more personal. Hey, what’s more personal than finding out what someone’s favorite songs are? Um…sure. So here is a list of my top 10 favorite songs of all-time. I tried to limit the amount of Boyz II Men songs that were … Continue reading Music to My Ears – September 30, 2006
I’m back to talking about entertainment stuff, taking a break from finishing off my ten memorable days to give you a list of my top 10 favorite TV shows of all-time. You’ve gotten the movies now let’s go to the small screen and find out Kevin’s favorites: 10. Cheers (1982 – 1993) Favorite Character: Clifford … Continue reading Favorite TV Shows– September 29, 2006
You’ve seen the characters now meet the movies that sit atop my favorites list. You may revisit some of the characters that I previously mentioned but I’ve changed my memorable quotes to spice it up a bit. Like the character list this one was hard to narrow down. I could go on and on with … Continue reading Top 10 Favorite Movies – September 27, 2006
I’ve always been a fan of making lists. Whether it be reading them or writing them. While growing up I made lists of my Top 25 favorite songs, like it was the Billboard chart, and lists of my favorite movies. To this day, I continue to make lists of things that I need to do … Continue reading List No. 1 – September 26, 2006
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