Emmett Otter's Jug-Band Christmas is returning to theaters and the mere thought of this immediately puts me in the holiday spirit. Why? Because it's the greatest Christmas movie of all time, plain and simple.
One of my favorite amusement parks to visit as a kid was Frontier town. It was run down for quite some time and the state has been working hard to utilize the land to create a Gateway To The Adirondacks. The first phase is now open.
When I think of my childhood, I think of taking walks to Central Park and playing on the playground. I think of chasing the ducks past Iroquois Lake, running up and down the hill. Imagine my surprise when I went to the playground and there was nothing there.
I have such great memories from my childhood and I love thinking back to the great things I experienced when I was little. It's easier for Brett Young to be comforted by his childhood, though, since he always has a piece of it childhood around.
My 4-year-old asked if we could make a leaf pile for him to jump in, and just as I was about to say, "Sure!" thinking it would be a lot of fun for him, and maybe me too, my wife said, "No you can't. He could get ticks."