Rob was born at the peak of the Baby Boom (1957) in a suburb of Pittsburgh. Upon graduating from Penn State he moved to New York City to begin a career in advertising where he specialized in Media Research. He lives in New York City, in Greenwich Village. He's kept a daily journal since the late 1970's, so it's second nature for him not only to write about his life but also capture how world events meshed with it. Here's what he has to say about his blog:
"I've always been fascinated by the stories friends & acquaintences tell of their memories when they heard about a momentous news event that stopped them in their tracks. With that in mind, I've written about a wide variety of historical or pop culture events that resonated with me, specifically what I was doing when each occurred. I hope that readers of the blog will be inspired to share their memories (after all, that's why I chose the word "You" in the blog's title), no matter how prosaic they think their stories may be."