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Darrin Vindiola
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Retro Dad trick #221.. "The snack decoy"
With a family of five, it's a safe bet that somebody in some part of my household will be hungry at any given moment.  During the course of my trip through fatherhood, I've developed a few tricks to ensure Daddy-O is never lacking in the morning, afternoon,...
With a family of five, it's a safe bet that somebody in some part of my household will be hungry at any given moment.  During the course of my trip through fatherhood, I've developed a few tricks to ensure Daddy-O is never la...
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Ways to tell that you're on a Northern Colorado bike trail..
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My new "Bat" hat
I found this dapper hat during my most recent retro treasure hunt, and it was pretty much an instant buy.  Seeing as how I've had a lifelong obsession with the history of Bat Masterson, it truly is a miracle that I haven't bought a Derby hat before now. Gro...
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Retro Bicycle memories - Part One
My recent spring beach cruiser rides have got me reminiscing about my youth.  The first time I ever sat on a bike was in 1977.  It was a blue Schwinn, similar to the one pictured at the left.  While watching my cousin ride her new bike, I asked if it was ha...
My recent spring beach cruiser rides have got me reminiscing about my youth.  The first time I ever sat on a bike was in 1977.  It was a blue Schwinn, similar to the one pictured at the left.  While watching my cousin ride he...
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The Ghost of General Lee
I got this beauty in the mail the other day.. This is the Ghost of General Lee model kit made by Model Products Corporation ( MPC ) back in 2010.   I'm was and still am a huge fan of the Dukes of Hazzard TV series.  On the 26th of October, 1979, one of my f...
I got this beauty in the mail the other day.. This is the Ghost of General Lee model kit made by Model Products Corporation ( MPC ) back in 2010.   I'm was and still am a huge fan of the Dukes of Hazzard TV series.  On the ...
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A day of Pizza, Bikes, and Beer in Fort Collins Colorado
I hit up Fort Collins last week, and thought I'd post a few highlights of my day.. I stopped in at 'Amici' .. one of my favorite New York style pizzeria's I've been on the hunt for some vintage bike parts for a total restoration I'm doing on my buddy's bike...
I hit up Fort Collins last week, and thought I'd post a few highlights of my day.. I stopped in at 'Amici'.. one of my favorite New York style pizzeria's I've been on the hunt for some vintage bike parts for a ...
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Bada Bing! Your source for a great retro hair cut in Northern Colorado
2310 17th Street, Greeley Colorado There's a hair studio located in Greeley Colorado called "Bombshell".  What makes this salon stand out from the
competition, are the people who work there.  You could have
all the razzle dazzle and retro goodness in the ...
2310 17th Street, Greeley Colorado There's a hair studio located in Greeley Colorado called "Bombshell".  What makes this salon stand out from the competition, are the people who work there.  You could have all the razzle d...
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Look Ma.. no hands!
I'm personally proud of myself that I've taken forty some odd trips around the sun, and can still do this..  
I'm personally proud of myself that I've taken forty some odd trips around the sun, and can still do this..  
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A simple beach cruiser upgrade to get you more speed
I recently got a good deal on some Schwinn black wall tires to replace my worn whitewalls with.  The big fat black walls looked pretty sharp, but I realized straight away that they didn't look nearly as good as my old whitewalls did.  Furthermore, the new b...
I recently got a good deal on some Schwinn black wall tires to replace my worn whitewalls with.  The big fat black walls looked pretty sharp, but I realized straight away that they didn't look nearly as good as my old whitewa...
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Retro flashbacks abound while retro treasure hunting
I got the chance to do some retro treasure hunting this week for the first time in months.  Just like during so many of my other excursions, I came across a few items that took me right back to my younger years.  Check out what I found.. My grandfather had ...
I got the chance to do some retro treasure hunting this week for the first time in months.  Just like during so many of my other excursions, I came across a few items that took me right back to my younger years.  Check out wh...
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Enlightened 20th century retro Dad with an affinity for the recent past.  I'm a bonafide Sci-Fi, Tiki, Action Figure, Disney, Vintage Bike, Food, and Beer Geek.  I live in Northern Colorado, but have a love affair with the Florida gulf coast.
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