Memories

Elvis & Me
On the anniversary of the death of Elvis, Mark shares a few memories related to the King.
Glen Campbell
I heard the news of the passing of Glen Campbell yesterday afternoon. Here, on this blog, I won't give you all of the stats for album sales, chart performance, and various awards.
My dad, like Glen, was born in the south and was a musician...
First Bike
I was leaving Walmart yesterday at the same time as a young family who had just bought their young daughter her first bike. She was about 4 years old and sitting atop a gorgeous new bike, complete with handlebar tassels and training wheels...
Kool Aid Stuff
I was just sitting in the studio talking to Paul about Kool Aid.  I'm curious if people still buy Kool Aid and add an ENTIRE cup of sugar like we did growing up. I don't even know when I last bought or made it at my house.
I had a friend in high school that had a 7 minute speech on how…
Homemade is Best….
My favorite Summer treat by far is homemade ice cream.  We always had it a couple times each summer.  Sometimes, if you got the first bowl you could taste the rock salt that crept into the lid.  I'm not sure if people even make it anymore because of the work involved but it was t…
Easter Memories
Our Easters were almost always at my grandmother's house. The Easter egg hunt, the Easter ham (grandma didn't care much for turkey or chicken) and grandpa filming it all on a super 8 camera.
And, when you're a kid, you don't care for much more than the candy...
Favorite Photo
Today on our show, we had folks call in and tell us about their favorite picture. Here's mine. It was taken shortly before we lost my little brother to cancer. And it's ironic that this came up today because his beautiful daughter turns 5 today...
My Memory of 9/11
My daughter was 9 months old when 9/11 happened. My wife received a call from her mom frantically telling her to turn on the TV to CNN. The live video we were watching of both World Trade Center towers in New York was surreal. By the time we tuned in the various news organizations had just received …