Skinny

I generally want to drop a few pounds. I eat well, get plenty of exercise and believe “everything in moderation,” including moderation. But I’m not too keen on the possible elimination of funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) in the administration’s proposed “skinny budget.” In 2007 KWMR became a CPB recipient of the…

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Spring is Here!

Spring is here! Outside my office window I have a pretty good view all year round. I can see the comings and goings at the Creamery Building, as well as a view of lavender, wisteria, borage, roses, poppy flowers and some hearty thistles. And there are the ornamental plum trees! I’m not apt to pick…

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Freedom of Choice

Remember making the perfect mixtape? Figuring out the flow of the songs and making them fit perfectly on each side of a cassette tape? Not just the right arrangement, but the song was the right length to end exactly when the tape ended. Maybe you made one for your best friend, or for a party….

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We love a winner!

I sort of dig the saying, “Winner winner, chicken dinner!” Even though I really don’t eat chicken these days, it has a nice ring to it.  I got curious about the origins of this saying. The story goes that in Las Vegas casinos, back in the day, one could get a full chicken dinner with…

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Save The Dates

When I typed that I immediately thought of a campaign to save the poor beleaguered dates. Possibly they are threatened by climate change, or a date-eating weevil of some kind. Or maybe folks are “dating” and they need to be saved from themselves or others? What I’m really trying to get at here, is that…

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A Happy Valentine’s Day To YOU!

2016 Sweethearts image – really shows the love. Happy Valentines Day from KWMR! Feeling lucky to have dodged the flu bugs this winter while those around me were falling ill, I was finally struck down with the cold to beat all colds. This cold should win some sort of award for being such a great…

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