Tag Archives: Steve and Johnnie

A New Year? Heck yeah!

New Year’s Eve 2020 marks the 26th anniversary of our first “Cheap Date Life After Dark New Year’s Eve Extravaganza” broadcast on WGN radio. Sadly, 2020 being what it has been, our annual kicking out the old and welcoming in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2020

It’s probably a significant understatement to say that Thanksgiving 2020 will be unlike any we’ve previously experienced, but … here we are. We are living through – and, hopefully, will survive – a pandemic. Who’d a thunk it? Nope, never … Continue reading

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2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited Video Road Test!

Our Video Road Test of the 2020 Toyota RAV4 Limited has just been posted on Consumer Guide Automotive’s Daily Drive website.  To see and hear what we think of this perennial best seller for Toyota, just click on the link above … Continue reading

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VOTE!

We abandoned our “safer at home” environment for a little while, but it was for a good cause. The most important item on our “to do” list has now been taken care of. Here’s hoping you can cross it off … Continue reading

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Goodbye Summer… Hello Autumn 🍁🍂

Remember boys and girls how, months ago, in a previous post about The Wonderful Tree Lady we told you that, if you were good, stayed safe and washed your hands, you might see more of The Wonderful Tree Lady’s adventures … Continue reading

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B.B. King — The Thrill Ain’t Gone!

Riley “B.B.” King would have turned 95 on September 16th, 2020. I’ve been thinking about him and, if you’ll indulge me, I thought I’d share a little of what’s been playing in my head. In no particular order: As a … Continue reading

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2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport Road Test!

Our Video Road Test, of the 2020 Lexus NX 300 F Sport is now posted on Consumer Guide Automotive’s Daily Drive website. So, what did we think of this compact premium SUV? Just click on this link to take a … Continue reading

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77!

Sunday, July 26, 2020, I (Steve) observed the completion of 77 turns around the sun. In no particular order, I thought I’d share a few thoughts about that milestone. This was the first time I’ve marked a birthday in the … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: WIND Radio

In a previous post, 1975, we mentioned that we’re going through our photo archives for our second book, tentatively titled “Life After Dark.”  Well, the archeological photo digs continue and we’ve unearthed a few from our days at WIND radio, … Continue reading

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When life gives you lemons …

… make lemon cakes! (Better than Starbucks) Preheat oven to 350 Spray pans with Pam or grease one 9×5 loaf -bake 50-55 minutes OR 2 med loaf -bake 35-45 min OR 4 small loaf pans-bake 30-35 min (muffin tins work … Continue reading

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