Robb's Blog-O-Matic

Ravings of a rural mad man

Egmont Key – Forts & Turtles

Egmont Key is a Florida State park that is now primarily a wildlife refuge but has a military history as well. It was a strategic military fort (Ft. Dade) during the Spanish American War and held military significance through WWI & WWII.

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Off to Clearwater Beach Florida!

My wife ran down the hall of our small Ligonier, PA office and into Christine's office and said, "I need a vacation!"  On Christine's wall was a postcard of a beautiful blue beach.  Laurie pointed to it and said, "Send us there!" The postcard...

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World War 3 Paintball – Johnstown, PA

I got to go World War 3 Paintball in Johnstown for the birthday party of a family friend. This is by far the best indoor paintball arena I have ever been to. Here is a quick run through if you want to see what the course is like: The prices are very reasonable and the...

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A Few Holiday Packaging Encounters

So I am a marketing guy and I love Christmas and this time of the year in general.  What I hate is shopping and God bless my wife for putting up with me as we causally peruse through what seems like the depths of hell for hours upon hours.  To help pass the time, I...

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Kmart Can Ship My Pants!

Ok, this marketing campaign made the ranks of my monthly #CoffeeBreak category! I secretly root for K-Mart.  It is the department store of my childhood and I always loved going in there. However, in today's world I go into K-Mart and it just looks... bad.  The...

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Bumper Sticker Marketing

It is amazing how bumper Sticker slogans have run rampant in society and how hungrily they are consumed.  Look at Politics.  I am 100% certain entire speeches are designed to coin one or two bumper sticker phrases that can then be chanted by acolytes and consumed by...

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