A Song for the Rescue Dogs

We put together this short music video as a public service and posted it on YouTube in late November. After three weeks, it had been viewed more than 2,200 times. After viewing it, consider this from the Humane Society: “Thinking about getting a pet? Millions of companion animals in shelters across America are just waiting for a special home like yours. One is waiting to get to know you. Navigating the adoption process isn’t as hard as you think. The HumaneRead more

Memorable Ride from the Temple

The Masonic Temple in Davenport, Iowa has been the venue for many concerts over the years. It’s an ominous building, looks like a government structure, concrete top to bottom. Some claim that today it is haunted. A lot of the concerts back in the 1960s were promoted by the owner of KSTT, the radio station where I worked as program director, so I emceed many of the shows, introducing people like Johnny Mathis, Steve and Eydie, Andy Williams, The Mamas and TheRead more

What the Cubs Gave Us

Finally, the Cubs got their World Series Championship – and none too soon. Somehow American History owed them that. It was hard-earned and well deserved. However, just as important as what the team received, is what the Cubs gave to America. That group of talented guys rekindled an interest in baseball among many who were previously just casual observers of the game. The Cubs showed talent, teamwork, and a lot of sincere emotion. On the field they made some unbelievableRead more