Yes, I have boys on the brain today.  First of all, in addition to being Valentine's Day it IS "National Singles Awareness Day," as good friend and contributing Crosswalk writer Carolyn McCulley calls it.  So that's one reason.

And then secondly, and maybe even more importantly, it's all about the boys because I just read that "The Hardy Boys" is coming to the big screen.  Yes, "The Hardy Men" is slated for an '08 release and will star Tom Cruise and Ben Stiller.

Now, I was a huge fan of the late '70s ABC primetime series ("The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries") starring heartthrobs Shaun Cassidy and Parker Stevenson.  So, with the Cruise and Stiller casting and with it being an "action comedy" … well, golly gee.  I just don't know if I'll like it or not.

Now if the studio-powers-that-be were to let Shaun and Parker have cameos - and maybe even Pamela Sue Martin (as Nancy Drew) – then I think that that would help me embrace this version of Hardy.