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The Adventures My Son Will Never Get to Have Like I Did #StreamTeam

The Adventures My Kid Will Never Get to Have | Netflix

I’m all about the retro films, introducing my son to the oldies-but-goodies. But there’s a double-edge to watching a bunch of the adventure movies I grew up with as a kid on Netflix, like The Goonies. And the cutting backside of that is that I’m faced with the incontrovertible truth that childhood isn’t like it used to be. 

Goonies was appealing to my generation for more than one reason; I lived on Florida’s East/Space/Gold/Treasure coast, named due to the sunken Spanish galleons heavily laden with gold being found gradually, over time, during the late part of the 20th century. We all knew someone who knew someone who knew someone who had found a piece of “ancient” loot–sea glass, a small piece of silver, a button, whatever.

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