He said/She said, a “duet” at the new Voicebox Karaoke

He said/She said - would you take two groups of kids on a date to a karaoke bar? We did! "How would you and your kids like to go to karaoke with me and my kids?" Karaoke? I can't sing, I don't want to get up in front of a bunch of strangers and embarrass myself. Could you possibly have a worse idea? Now, in a rare moment of self control, I managed to keep these thoughts … [Read more...]

Old School gaming for the entire family

Hyperspace is an authentic 1980s-themed arcade located in Denver on Colfax not far from Casa Bonita on 1601 Reed Street in Lakewood . They have an amazing lineup of classic favorites, like Asteroids, Tempest, and Frogger and my personal favorite Missile Command. Keep their list bookmarked to see if your favorite game arrives (they rotate them all the time).  If arcade games … [Read more...]

Our Father/Daughter Denver Mini-Staycation

It's been a tumultuous last month in our household with my 19yo daughter now off on a three month gap year program in the South Pacific, a month that included her and my ex spending a few weeks in Hawaii, then on the one weekend between that and the South Pacific, heading off to Vermont on another trip. Leaving the 12yo behind. My concern was for my younger daughter, already … [Read more...]

Congratulations Denver Broncos!!

Happy Victory Monday and start making plans for the parade tomorrow Entertainment starts at 10 a.m. at Civic Center Park  and the parade kicks off at noon at 17th and Wynkoop streets. Join the rally at 1 p.m. at Civic Center Park. Broncos players and coaches, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock are expected to attend. … [Read more...]

The New Star Wars: Worth the Wait?

I was treated to a preview showing (care of Charles Schwab) of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, produced by Lucasfilm and Abrams' BadRobot Productions and will share here my impressions and whether it is okay for kids.  First, it is important to note that it fully earns its PG-13 rating, and this is based on violence alone.  No sex, no nudity, no foul language. We do see blood a … [Read more...]