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Sleeping When The Sun Is Up

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When you work midnights, it’s sometimes a bit hard to sleep.  Especially when it’s summer and the sun is up early, it’s bright, and it’s really freaking warm outside.  Lucky for me, my apartment is half underground (imagine it like the place in “Scott Pilgrim”) and the heat doesn’t beat me up too badly.  Last […]

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Coldplay Readying New Album For Fall, Has Midnight DJ Excited

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The first single from Coldplay showed up here not too long ago and to say the least, I’M EXCITED!  I’ve been a fan of Coldplay since I heard “Clocks.”  The last album impressed me with how they changed their sound but kept writing songs that were definitely Coldplay.  This new single felt like they are […]

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The Perk Of Working The Night Shift

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One of the perks of doing the night shift is that I can come in looks like this… With no one around at this time of night if I wake up right before I have to come in, I can just throw on some clothes and drive here.  That exactly explains tonight.  It’s a nice […]

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Modern English’s album “After The Snow” a hidden gem of early 80’s Popular Music

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Most remember the hit song “Melt With You” from the British band Modern English.  The single was featured heavily on MTV, and has appeared in several movie soundtracks and on American and British television.  More people are shocked to hear that the group is still together and boking gigs around the world. Formed in Colchester, Essex, […]

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Just A Little Yooper Roadtrip

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Last night towards the end of my shift, I got a text from a friend here in town.  He asked me if I would like to take a small road-trip to Houghton today to pick up his car.  I get to drive his car… Yes, I got to drive a 1989 Chevy Camaro.  I’ve never […]

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Flavor Tips for dieters who are tired of bland food, and a great summer addition to any grilled chicken

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For many people, the thought of going on a diet is a daunting task.  Not just because they fear depriving themselves their favorite food; but for some the thought of bland, boring meals seems too much to overcome. One way to prevent this is to investigate low-calorie, flavorfull garnishes for main courses that take the […]

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Learning Where The Programming Comes From

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One of the interesting things this morning was learning from Mark how the programming of music works for Sunny.  At first I thought it might be pretty complicated for programming a thousand songs and maybe more for an FM station that plays music 24/7. Really, it was surprisingly easy.  You can plug in songs, and […]

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Summer Travel in Pure Michigan

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Mackinac – July 31, 2011 – Traveling to Grand Rapids to see gramma, engaging with 70 relatives at a family reunion, playing music with cousins, enjoying a pig roast, and traveling on I-75 North back to the Great U.P…. Wow, what a super weekend. The city of Mackinac is again just so very busy-Busy-BUSY. People […]

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Blueberry Festival Newbie

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  Even though I’ve lived here for almost five years I’ve never been to the annual Blueberry Festival here in Marquette.  I talked about it a good bit tonight and that fact hit me.  I’ve seen it from far away when I walked downtown in previous years.  It sounds like quite an awesome thing, and […]

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The Process Of Fishing Teaches The Process of Accomplishment

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Marquette  –  July 24, 2011  –  Successful fishing teaches one how to be successful in most any activity or endeavor. Growth is not an event, but a process.  So here’s how you catch the big one… Decide which lake to fish on. Acquire bait. Research at the bait shop if they are biting by jigging, […]

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