Category Archives: Holidays

Timelines: Past & Future

11 years ago today (Dec. 9, 2011) we were reflecting on wrapping up 27 years of shows on WGN Radio, most of them spent sharing our “Life After Dark” with you. Today, as we remember those adventures, we wanted to … Continue reading

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Stuffin’ Muffins

Along with falling leaves and temperatures, early sunsets and early Christmas displays, one of the annual signs of the advent of Thanksgiving for us is the avalanche of email and snail mail we get requesting the recipe for Stuffin’ Muffins. … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2022

Since this October found us spending time in both places, we thought you might like to see just some of the Halloween spirits who rose to greet us in both Chicago and Panama City Beach. Before we left Chicago, as … Continue reading

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S&J’s Halloween Poem

This photo popped up in our memories and reminded us to remind you that, once again, our Halloween Poem is available for you to have some fun with your little people. For the uninitiated, this is a poem which, in … Continue reading

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Father’s Day 2022

As most of you can probably understand, with the loss of Johnnie’s Dad, John, still fresh in our minds, this Father’s Day has been tough. Firsts always are. We’ve spent the weekend going through boxes of pictures of both of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day 2022

In case you were wondering, the Wonderful Tree Lady has, once again, worked her magic throughout our house for Valentine’s Day, 2022. And, once again, there isn’t just one tree. And, if you guessed two trees, you really don’t know … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve 2021 WGN Podcast

Yes, we’re a few days into 2022, but we’re still feeling the after effects of having way too much fun as we said goodbye to 2021 on our WGN radio New Year’s Eve special. It had been quite a long … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve … 1973?!?!?

Before the New Year’s afterglow completely wears off, allow us to share one of Steve’s year end celebrations from a previous life. It was New Year’s Eve of 1973 and Steve was on Chicago’s “Big 89” WLS radio counting down … Continue reading

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We Say Goodbye to 2021 on WGN Radio!

3PM-7PM (Central) — We’ll be sliding back into your radio speakers on WGN Radio a little earlier than usual on this New Year’s Eve as we help to slam the door on 2021 with a whole lot planned including … … Continue reading

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The Wonderful Tree Lady’s Christmas Wish!

‘Twas the season of Christmas And all through the house The Wonderful Tree Lady scurried As quick as a mouse Her magic was sprinkled Throughout rooms and halls When finished she smiled and said. Merry Christmas Y’all Have a wonderful, … Continue reading

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