That's What She Said

Don’t Care How, I Want It Now!

Veruca Salt sang that line right before she plummeted down the “bad egg” chute in the movie, “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” As I reflect on our current situation, I realize that the coronavirus crisis...

Son’s First Death Experience

It would be nice if there existed a manual that explained when to share different pieces of information or knowledge with your children. That way you would know at what age different topics were appropriate to ...

Pancake Surprise!

I love to bake and look forward to any opportunity to do so. Let’s not confuse this with cooking, since the two are quite different and when it comes to the latter I honestly could burn water. However, somethin...

Fire Drill Bootcamp

I admit I was never a committed athlete. I have athletic abilities when pushed, but have never developed an interest in sticking with a sport very long. However, I understand the importance of physical health a...

The Sound Machine Fiasco

Companies spend a lot of money on research into how to retain employees and create a cohesive work environment that each member of the team wants to stay in. I recently learned that all a company really needs t...

Lost and Found Teeth

Think about the thing that scares you most. For some it may be snakes, others clowns, and for me it’s heights. But for most of us we have never experienced anything negative in our lives when it comes to those ...

Gifts for a Delivery Well Done

I never thought of myself as a truly competitive person, since in my profession I never felt an intense desire to defeat other radio personalities. I was always in favor of togetherness and enjoyed the fact tha...

There Once Was a Boy and a Stove

I’m not one to answer a phone call and rarely check my voicemail. Maybe it’s because I started my professional career as a telemarketer. Maybe it’s because I can’t see the person calling and it feels awkward, I...

Student Sellers and Their Parent Pushers

I am a competitive person but believe there are limits to how you win a competition. Something parents do during their children’s competitions really bothers me and I refuse to participate. When you think of...

The Act of Sexual Repression

A fashion trend at Pride had me and a friend talking. The colorful display that gay men don made me realize in this discussion how sexually-repressed women still are. A straight male friend attended a Pride ...

Boy Crush

Many of us take for granted our effect on other people, assuming our existence is a solitary one. A recent trip to my son’s school made me realize that I am a celebrity, not in the media world, but in the eyes ...