To the Rescue!

3/19/19 From the messy desk of Amanda Eichstaedt… It should come as no surprise to you that KWMR has super heroes. I mean, the programmers are cool enough, but ratcheting it up a notch, to have real live superheroes, now that is cool! But you don’t know how cool it is when I showed up to KWMR…

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Springing forward

3.12.19 From the messy desk of Amanda Eichstaedt… Plum trees are busting out with pink and white blossoms all over West Marin. If you keep your eyes peeled you will also see daffodils,  fritillaria, and LOTS of weeds growing after the ample rain. Regardless of how you feel about daylight saving, we did spring forward early…

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Kudos

3/5/19 — From Amanda’s Messy Desk…. Kudos is a strange word. It’s not plural, it comes from Greek and means praise. It is an appropriate word to use for the teamwork that was displayed by the crew that held down the fort last Tuesday at KWMR. Who would have thought that the employee that lives…

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What is On the Air?

2/26/19 From Amanda’s Messy Desk… I spend a fair amount of time in this column writing about things that are happening in the community, fundraisers and KWMR events, as well as writing about our dog, Waylon. There are some cool things happening on the airwaves, so this column is dedicated to that….

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Farewell Trusty Steed!

2/19/19 From Amanda’s Messy Desk….. Full disclosure. I have never donated a vehicle. Mostly because I have never had a vehicle to donate. I did have one that would have been worthy of the cause, but I found a sucker, er I mean, nice person who liked to tinker, to take on my old car,…

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How Many Have There Been?

From the messy desk of Amanda Eichstaedt… Every year when we begin to produce Sweethearts of the Radio we wonder…”how many have there been?” Record-keeping is fuzzy, there may have been a year off, but emcee Elizabeth O’Brien seems to recall that it started in 2000, which would make it the 19th annual, but there have been…

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Crunchy Data is the Best!

From the messy desk of Amanda Eichstaedt…. I’m a crunchy peanut butter kind of a gal. I don’t hate creamy, and I’ll run with it, but give me some texture! Speaking of texture, we got 68 responses to the “survey” aka “test.” So that you can see we are “thrifty,” er, or maybe just cheap,…

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In the Village

From the messy desk of Amanda Eichstaedt…. It is said that a village is an assortment of houses and buildings, but it can also be said that a village is the people who live in those houses. West Marin is a scattering of villages. They can be loosely described by the many post offices that…

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Do Tell

Sometimes in radio you wonder if anyone is listening. We have statistics on how many people are streaming, and how many folks access the website and archives, but on FM – who knows? We do have some data as to how many folks open the Round Up Newsletter, but that doesn’t mean they read it,…

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