Love Me Marie’s Dish Please out now!

My youngest son, Kirk Marcus, who plays drums and guitars for his band Love Me Marie, has officially released their first single Dish Please on Spotify and Apple Music. The over 3-minute track, which is a funny take on the supposed “struggle” of having to be the one in the family to be doing the dishes, is an easy tune about the chore most of us hate in our teen years perhaps even now as adults but do it anyway unless you want to get the ire of your parents.

continue reading »

Turn Back the Clock with These Fun Retro Party Ideas

A retro party is a throwback to the old days, when people didn’t have much to worry about. These days, we have so many things to worry about. We’re always thinking about our jobs, our families, and our responsibilities. It’s no wonder that we’ve forgotten how to have fun! We need something that will remind us of the good times and take us back to a time when life was simpler.

A retro party is just what you need!

continue reading »

Solitaire from tabletop to your desktop

Is it just me but every time I see a deck of cards, I’d immediately clear a table or the bed or even on the floor and start shuffling and laying cards to play several rounds of solitaire. It’s out of boredom I guess but more than just to pass the time, solitaire helps stimulate a soft mental activity that somewhat relaxes the brain and relieves stress. And even without the physical cards, who is not guilty of squeezing in a few minutes of solitaire on a Windows PC during breaks or when work becomes too stressful? On a Mac, there are no card games installed by default, good thing I found solitaire.org, a website where you can play solitaire online for free just like you do the classic way.

continue reading »

Work hard, play even harder

Play online anytime with plays.org

And another tough week is done. Exhausted but thankful and feeling great for getting things sorted out. But it sure felt way too long, the daily heavy rains, impassable floods, and terrible traffic everywhere, the weekend is a welcome respite. The alarming surge of COVID-19 infections headlining the news has somewhat caused more fear than caution, pushing people to get vaccinated on the rush. Stricter quarantine and more lockdown are expected but instead of complaining about being stuck at home again, take it as another opportunity to spend more time for yourself and with your family. We work hard to earn our keep, but let’s play even harder and we’ll get through all this. I did just that with plays.org with its massive library of video games with familiar characters that are absolutely fun and free to play online.

continue reading »

Respite and repeat

The Nintendo Switch Neon

Every Friday when work’s done, I look forward to a weekend of rest and spending more time with my family. A respite from my somewhat strict daily routine that I stick to since I started working for my new company. On repeat for the past several months now, while I have yet to get used to wearing a face mask the whole day and the occasional face shield when going to public places. I’m not complaining though, I’m thankful that I have work and enjoy what I do. And whenever I’m home and my wife’s busy tending to her plants, that’s my cue to grab my Nintendo Switch and play for an hour or two of my favorite games.

continue reading »