Tag Archives: WGN

Happy Birthday, Dick Clark!

This isn’t Throwback Thursday but, Monday, November 30th, would have been, the legendary, Dick Clark‘s 91st birthday. We had the extreme pleasure of hosting several ALS Mammoth Music Mart events with Dick and having him on our show many times. … 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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Our Halloween Poem

Well hello again dear fiends … er, friends. It’s that time again and, as usually happens this time each year, the closer we get to Halloween, the more requests we get from many of you asking about the Halloween poem … 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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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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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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R.I.P Charlie Daniels

Charlie Daniels has been a part of the soundtrack of our lives for a long time.  In the days of our solo radio careers, Charlie’s records were regularly a part of our respective radio lives. In fact, before radio was … Continue reading

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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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