Salute to a Friend…I Never Met

A well-loved radio guy passed away recently in Tucson. His voice was among the best in the business, easily recognized by his fans in Southern Arizona. The bold voice of Bruce Daniels was silenced at the early age of 61. Not long after his passing, a “celebration of life” was held at a sports bar that was Bruce’s favorite hangout. He loved to talk sports, he loved to talk on the radio, he loved life. A long time friend ofRead more

Purple Sky, Lightning, and Lou

Since she was a little one, I recognized that my daughter, Tori Lou, whom I call “Lou” and most others call “Tori” was a creative soul. As she grew older she became accomplished at drawing, painting, and graphic arts. In addition she developed into a very good photographer. Until recently, upon reading some of her posts on social media, I had not noticed that somehow she has acquired some writing skills. I welcome her to Brainshowers as our second “GuestRead more

Getting Pasted at the Pharmacy

Aquafresh, Gleem, Colgate, Crest, Aim, Pepsodent, and. . .there are so many more. Endless rows, shelf after shelf, box after box, lining the drug store and supermarket aisles.¬†How many different kinds of toothpaste can there possibly be? And, how many different variations? Whitening, decay preventing, sensitive, gel, mint, mint gel, striped, fluoride, and so on. Toothpaste has been around for more than a hundred years, yet somehow the different brands keep coming out as “new and improved.” How many timesRead more