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It’s a Blast

It was a sunny Monday morning, outside Poughkeepsie, New York, and I was just leaving the customer. Stopped at a red light, I noticed the

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XM or Transister Radio

Everyone has an earliest memory of childhood. Mine was curling up in front of the family’s floor-model Philco radio. A few years later the coolest

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Ladies of Country

I had an unforgettable experience some years ago, when I was invited to the home of country music superstar Loretta Lynn. Located near Hurricane Mills,

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On the Air in Alaska

I spent 2004 in the Alaska bush doing a morning radio show on the shores of Bristol Bay. It was my first big break after

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Advertising Jinxed

I’m a firm believer in advertising. Consumers get reminded everyday of the products, services, ideas, and relationships they can’t live without. Business people want consumers

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I Got A Gift For Her Birthday

My wife recently turned sixty-something, and I didn’t get her a birthday gift. Yes, I know, that’s a capital offense—or worse—but she doesn’t have a

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Obituary: Shirley Ruth

Shirley Ruth of Nashville, Tennessee passed away on January 7, 2013 after a brief illness. She will be dearly missed by family, friends, bookies and

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Obituary: Clyde Niebling

After 72 years of a life filled with travel, war, children and politics, Shirley’s husband Clyde finally checked out on March 22, 1982. The memorial

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Revival Night in Alaska

The Bristol Bay region of southwest Alaska is where 60 percent of the world’s salmon is harvested. Ninety percent of the area’s income is made

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My Tipping Point

I don’t tip some people. In fact, I don’t tip a lot of people. That would include load brokers, funeral directors, flight attendants, or folks