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About steveandjohnnie

Award winning Chicago Broadcasters, inducted into WGN radio's Walk Of Fame. Authors of the Les Paul memoir, "A Little More Les." http://alittlemoreles.com You'll find even more about us at http://www.steveandjohnnie.com/

Cornbread Anyone?

Our family loves cornbread!  We like it with sauerkraut & wieners plus a side of fried taters!  Or, you might like chili or vegetable soup with the cornbread.  My Dad likes leftover cornbread crumbled with milk over it.  However you … Continue reading

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Before & After

It’s been a while since we talked about … this. How are you doing? Really!  We’d like to know so, after you finish reading this post, please feel free to leave a comment.  This moment didn’t come with anything resembling … Continue reading

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Hello Summer!

One of the good things about our “safer at home” staycation is having a lovely yard to spend time in.  Thanks to the already summer-like weather, the flowers in our yard are especially beautiful this year. To celebrate the first … Continue reading

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1975

As many of you know, we’re working on our second book.  The working title is “Life After Dark.”  At this point, the game plan is for the book not to be just about us but, to largely focus on, our … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Rhubarb Red!

Today, June 9, 2020, would have been Les Paul‘s 105th birthday. “The Wizard Of Waukesha” or “Rhubarb Red” (One of his stage names) spent his life chasing sound and, along the way, cast a long shadow over popular culture while … Continue reading

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Johnnie’s Taco Pasta Salad

If you’d like a tasty twist on a Summer salad, try this yummy new recipe! DRESSING1/2 cup mayo1/2 cup sour cream1/2 cup salsa1/2 packet taco seasoning (Gluten-Free taco seasoning is readily available) Mix well let sit while prepping SALAD– box … Continue reading

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5 Years on the Walk!

For whatever reason, it seems that a number of anniversaries have been filling up our calendar lately.  One made itself known today (May 29) and it’s one we’ll never forget. Five years ago we were honored and humbled to be … Continue reading

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Nick Digilio 35th Anniversary Podcast

It’s always fun when we get to hang out with Nick Digilio, but Wednesday morning was particularly enjoyable.  Not only did we reminisce with Nick about the past 35 years but, an extra treat was having Dan Sugrue, an incredible … Continue reading

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Congratulations, Nick Digilio!

In case you didn’t see the post on our Events page, we’re very happy to join in a celebration of something pretty cool.  Nick Digilio is celebrating his 35th year with WGN radio! It’s really hard to believe it’s been … Continue reading

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Johnnie’s Memorial Day Tree (And the Legend of the Wonderful Tree Lady)!

Depending on how long you’ve been hanging out with us, you may not be aware of this year round tree thing that goes on at our house.  I (Steve) don’t remember exactly when it started.  Although, even in the days … Continue reading

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