I remember when my grandmother bought us this globe.
I think I was around age nine.
LEFT: That's Peppino,
the name we gave this stuffed mouse.
RIGHT: That duck, made out of seashells, has been down in that basement
for as long as I can remember!
Opening up the closet to where all our
board games were, I pulled out three that I used to play with a lot:
Pathfinder, Battleship and All-Star Baseball.
My younger brother Mark plays ping pong!
These are some of the old pennants
that we collected.
Love the Houston Oilers pennant and San Antonio Gunslingers from the USFL! :)
Me about to hit the wooden puck.
This was fun - a Coleco miniature pool table!
The felt is ripped and the surface
is badly warped, but it provided my brothers and I with fun for years! :)
Two electronic baseball games.
Parker Brothers Baseball & Head to Head Baseball.
Intellivision Video Games
Intellivision is the greatest!
Whenever I return home, I still play these video games! Below are my favorites ...
Lock & Chase, which was Intellivision's alternative to Atari's Pac-Man game.
Burger Time! You've got to love
the graphics of the chef running over the hamburger buns! :)
Tower of Doom.
Baseball! The players look like chairs, don't they? :)
Space Armada! Ooooooooo! Shoot those monsters! :P
Tron Deadly Discs was an interesting game!
Last but not least, Commando came out later
in the mid-1980's.
"Fireball Island" Board Game
Among all the board games in the Garufi household,
playing Fireball Island
as a family has amazingly carried on to this very day! The funny thing is,
I don't think this game sold very well when it was on the market
in the mid-1980s.
Red marbles acts as fireballs as players fight to get off the island with the coveted jewel.
There I am fireballing someone while Dad objects to something. :)
Take another turn after your turn.
Mark wasn't happy with his cards.
It's fun for the whole family when you play Fireball Island!