I was that guy in high school that always had an opinion, wasn’t afraid to make it heard, and usually ended up being told by teachers that if I didn’t be quiet, they’d have a nice little yellow slip to hand me on my way out of class that day inviting me to a thirty-minute face-to-face meeting after school the next day.
Sometimes I listened, sometimes I didn’t, but it helped me figure out what I was supposed to do with life. I started my career in radio between my Junior and Senior years of high school as an intern for another Springfield radio station, eventually making it onto the payroll and doing weekend shows. I’ve seen a few spots in the U.S., thanks to radio, that I probably wouldn’t have gotten to see otherwise (hello, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Dothan, Alabama!).
Now, as a little bit older person, I’ve come home to the Springfield area again and am the person that says occasionally witty things between songs every Monday through Friday afternoon. I live in Jacksonville with my wife, my stepson, our infant son, our three dogs, and two cats.
In case you missed it over the weekend, skydiver Luke Aikins fell 25,000 feet without a parachute… this is insane!
I dare you to watch this video and not walk away with a goofy grin plastered across your face when it’s over!
If we’ve learned just one thing about Adele over the last few years, it’s that she can be very blunt on-stage.
I’m a huge fan of the St. Louis Blues, despite the many years of disappointment in the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs so when I heard this story about a young man from Saskatchewan and his father, I
I want to share a story from my 10K at the Illinois Marathon this weekend.
This woman in Canada clearly has her priorities in life way out of whack, if she thought that it was really a good idea to jump into a zoo’s tiger enclosure just to get her hat back.
Two years ago, Netflix raised its monthly fee for most customers to $9.99, but “grandfathered” certain customers into the previous $7.99 a month rate… but that’s about to change.
Saturday morning at 7:30, a bunch of runners – myself, included – will start a journey from downtown Springfield that will hopefully end 13.1 miles later on the lawn of the Old State Capitol.
Want to see what 13.1 miles through Springfield will look like for me, Jim Leach, Kaytie and Kyle from 97.7 QLZ, Ashley Blake from US 92.7, and Greg Bishop from News/Talk 970 WMAY? Check out this video,
Running 13.1: My Journey to the Lincoln Presidential Half-Marathon – Early Success Breeds Motivation
One of the greatest coaches in NFL history once said, “Don’t worry about failures. Worry about the chances you miss when you don’t even try.” That quote from Vince Lombardi has really hit home for me over