Category Archives: Partly Personal

A Day In Ukraine

It was back in March when we first introduced you to Lyudmila Dulenko. We were doing several days of shows filling in for Lisa Dent on WGN Radio and a part of each day’s show was spent documenting the unfolding … Continue reading

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WKGC Podcasts & Pictures

We always enjoy getting the chance to play radio with our friends at WKGC. The pandemic curtailed our trips to Florida and our visits to their studios but, now that we’re starting to make the Chicago to Panama City Beach … 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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June 3rd Podcasts, Pictures & Thank Yous

You’ve heard us say it before, but that’s only because it’s true. Each time we step back into WGN’s 18th floor Studio A for another “radio drive-by” it seems the show is over before we know it and June 3rd … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Thom Bresh

We’re so sorry to hear the news that Thom Bresh has passed away. Among the many hats he wore, Thom (The biological son of legendary guitarist/entertainer Merle Travis) was one of the world’s great fingerstyle guitarists, a wonderful humorist and … Continue reading

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“100 Years of WGN Radio: A Retrospective”

We’ve heard from a lot of you from various points around the globe who were not able to see the WGN Radio documentary, “100 Years of WGN Radio: A Retrospective.” So, for those of you who have been asking about … Continue reading

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We’re Turning 100!

Well, not us, really, but a place we’re very proud to have spent a sizeable amount of our broadcast career at is and we’re very excited to be a part of that celebration. “100 Years of WGN Radio: A Retrospective” … Continue reading

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It’s 4/20 Day!

Since this is 4/20 day, it seemed appropriate to share this song from our very talented friend, the late Bob Young. FYI, in addition to writing and singing this song, EVERY instrument you hear was played by Bob. Few talents … Continue reading

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CBD

During our recent “radio drive-by,” at WGN we devoted a little time each day to a small business. The pandemic has wreaked havoc on them and we thought it wouldn’t be a bad thing to shine a spotlight on some … 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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