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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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Recording A Homegrown Record In The U.P.-Mixing, Here We Go!

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Apologies on the really looooooooooooong break.  To say the least I had some things come up (like more projects!) and then I also took a week off. Anyways, back into this little thing. MIXING! My advice is to read this link on what exactly mixing entails.  It’s kind of the most not glamorous part of […]

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Everywhere Is Home by Antigone Rising tests well with WKQS listeners

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Marquette, MI – Sunny 101.9 WKQS has been airing a new song since early June of 2011, and the response to “Everywhere Is Home” from the upcoming album “23 Red” by Antigone Rising has been very solid. Antigone Rising was catapulted into the spotlight in 2005 with their Hear Music/Lava Records debut release – “From the […]

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Last Week in July is The World’s Greatest Aviation Show in Oshkosh Wisconsin featuring New 2 Seater Electric Plane

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This is one of hundreds of old war birds that will be in Oshkosh July 25-31 2011 Oshkosh – July 25 – 31st 2011 – EAA’s Air-Venture will be a spectacular display of planes. In fact hundred of planes: vintage, war birds, experimental, giant bombers and cargo plans, naval planes and everything private and jet. […]

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The Negaunee Miners to host “Meet The Miners” on August 15th

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Negaunee, MI – The Fall Sports Season for the 2011 – 2012 school year is less than a month away, and the Maize and Blue want to meet you! Negaunee High School athletes, coaches, parents and fans are invited to the annual “Meet The Miners” night on Monday August 15th in the auditorium at Negaunee […]

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Sunrise and Sunsets Are Fantastic In The Upper Peninsula

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Negaunee Township – July 25, 2011 –  The U.P. sky has incredible beauty to me lately. Why have I not noticed the beautiful sky colors, the colorful cloud shapes, and the dew and mist of the morning? Do I walk around with my eyes closed? Am I so busy that I don’t look up? Lately, […]

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Marquette Charter Township Board and Marquette Township Business Have A Meeting Of The Minds

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Marquette Township _ July 19th 2001 – For the first full time in a decade, the Marquette Township Board met with the Marquette Township Business Association to discuss a revamped approach to more easily attract new businesses into the township. The Marquette Township Business Association requested a work session to discuss past, present, and future […]

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